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Simple Beam Calculator


ccw

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What is your need? Do you wish to design for wood? This topic has come up a number of times with people (me, for one) recommending fuller featured calculators. There a plenty of sources out there beyond established programs like StrucCalc, Forte and BeamChek including free on-line apps and apps for your phone and pad, that the VW beam calculator could probably leave quietly in the night and no one would notice.

Tom

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Create a new file using the simple beam template

Run Simple Beam

Set Length, bearing locations, end conditions, loads

Select Material & Section

Run

The graphical output can be edited for appearance

The input values can be checked/edited by editing the Beam&Load data worksheet

It's not elaborate but does what it says on the tin.

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