This calculator computes the maximum displacement and stress of a simply-supported rectangular plate under a triangular load.
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Displacement | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

where values of
The formula is valid for most commonly used metal materials that have Poission's ratios around 0.3. In fact, the Poisson's ratio has a very limited effect on the displacement and the above calculation normally gives a very good approximation for most practical cases. The coefficient |

Stress | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

where values of
The formula is valid for most commonly used metal materials that have Poission's ratios around 0.3. The coefficient |