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This calculator computes the displacement of a simply-supported rectangular plate under a point load.

Inputs
Loading: 
 Point load Pc  
 x coordinate a  
 y coordinate b
 Geometry: 
 Width Lx =    
 Length Ly =  
 Thickness h =    
 Material
 Young's modulus E =    
 Poisson's ratio nu =  
Output: 
 Unit of displacement w =  
 Unit of stress =  
 Terms in x direction (m) =  
 Terms in y direction (n) =  

 
 
Displacement

wat loading = w(a, b) = 0.175163322221 mm ~ 0.175 mm

The above displacement is based on the first 2 2 = 4 terms of the series solution.

Stress
Mx
My

= 1.97576308103 MPa ~ 1.98 MPa

= 1.97576308103 MPa ~ 1.98 MPa

The above calculation is based on the first 2 2 = 4 terms of the series solution.

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