The Euler Bernoulli beam equation theory is the simple but practical tool for validating the beam deflection calculation. This beam theory is applied only for the laterally loaded beam without taking the shear deformation into account.
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Both the Rankine as well as the Euler formula are used for buckling calculation, however, the accuracy of the buckling calculation results depends upon the proper application of the Rankine and Euler formulas for metric steel columns or strut.
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Due to the tremendous advancement of the material science, there are many verities of stainless steel available in market. And you as a design engineer may be getting confused as which one to use
What is Stainless Steel?
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This article will clear your concepts of bending moment diagrams (BMD). You will know the important five steps required for how to calculate and draw bending moment diagram.
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Shear force diagram is the most important first step toward design calculations of structural or machine elements. This article will discuss the steps for drawing shear force diagram.
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Selection of cooling tower (CT) depends upon the application and surrounding conditions. It is the cost effective heat removal solution used for removing large heat load.
How Cooling Tower Works
It cools water based on diffusion principle.
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What is involute gear?
All the gear teeth have top flat portion and two side curves. The side curves for the involute gears are in the form of involute curve of a circle.
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Helical spring is a vital element for many machines and most of the time helical compression spring is used rather than helical tension spring. This article will talk specifically about design of helical compression spring. More over, we will not … Read the rest
Using free body diagram (FBD) is a method for analyzing and simplifying different forces applied on a member or body. Most of the practical cases you will come across for force analysis are complex in nature. When you will try … Read the rest
You are a structural design engineer and you are in task of designing a truss, the first thing you have to do is analysis of truss to find out the force applied at different joints and members of the truss.… Read the rest