This calculator provides the result for bending moment and shear force at a distance "x" from the left support of a simply supported beam carrying a uniformly varying load (trapezoidal) with different intensities (maximum on left side) on a portion of span. It also calculates support reactions and maximum bending moment value as well as its location. The values given by this calculator can be used to draw the diagram for shear force and bending moment.
In case of maximum intensity on the right side please click on the following link
Calculator for maximum intensity on right side
All upward acting loads are taken as positive and downward as negative. All the distances should be measured with reference to the extreme left end (A) of the beam. You can visit instructions for bending moment calculator if you need more help. Please refer to the figure and enter the values of load and distances in the form given below and then press "Calculate".
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