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Cantilever Beam
Cantilevers
Mixed Support Beam
Mixed (Fixed-Simple)
Simply Supported Beam
Simply Supported
Constitutive
The constitutive equation describes how the direct stress s and direct strain e within the beam are related.

Direct means perpendicular to a beam cross section; if we were to cut the beam at a given location, we would find a distribution of direct stress acting on the beam face,

Beam theory typically uses the simple 1-dimensional Hooke's Equation,

Note that the stress and strain are functions of the entire beam cross section (i.e. they can vary with y).

CNC Machining Design Guide

Optimize your designs, reduce machining time, and lower your costs.

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Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.

Selecting the Right 3D Printer

Discover how to choose the right 3D printer for your needs and the key performance attributes to consider.

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Wages, employment opportunities, and growth projections for STEM jobs.