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Moment Distribution Calculator for Indeterminate beam of two spans

Left span having point load and right span having a varying load on full span (maximum at left-end).

Note: Enter the values of Moments of Inertia of both the spans in the same units. If I1 is equal to twice of I2, you can enter I1=2 and I2=1. Similarly the Modulus of Elaticity for both the spans should be in the same units. If E1 is equal to twice of E2, you can enter E1=2 and E2=1. All downward loads should be entered with negative sign.

You can visit instructions for Moment Distribution Calculator if you need more help and guidance on sign convention adopted.

Please refer to the figure and enter the required values in the form given below and then click "Calculate". The results obtained will be helpful in developing shear force and bending moment diagrams.

TABLE FOR INPUT VALUES

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 Beam Spans Applied Loads Modulus of Elasticity Moment of Inertia L1 (m): L2 (m): Load 'P' (kN): Distance 'a' (m): Max. UVL 'w' (kN/m): E1 (units): E2 (units): I1 (units): I2 (units):
CALCULATION TABLE FOR MOMENT DISTRIBUTION
 Joints A B B C Members AB BA BC CB Distribution Factors Initial Fixed-End Moments (kNm) Balancing Moments (kNm) Carry-Over Moments (kNm) FINAL END MOMENTS (kNm)
 REACTION AT SUPPORTS Reaction at A (kN): Reaction at B (kN): Reaction at C (kN):

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