Maximum moment at a section due to 2 moving loads
This calculator is to determine maximum bending moment (BM) at a specified section C of simply supported beam resting on two supports B and D due to 2 moving loads (P1, P2). It uses trial and error method to determine maximum bending moment value at the specified section C. In each trial, it places each load one by one at the section C and calculates the value of the ordinate of influence line diagram for different load positions and then the total load for that trial. Finally the maximum value out of these trials is taken as maximum bending moment at the section specified.
By default this calculator is using the units of load as 'kN', distances as 'm' and the bending moment as 'kNm'. However other units can also be used and the results will be in the corresponding units.
Please refer to the figure and enter the required values in the form given below and then click "Calculate".
You are also welcome to send your Feedback
Stress Transformation Calculator
Calculate Principal Stress, Maximum shear stress and the their planes
Calculator for Moving Load Analysis
To determine Absolute Max. B.M. due to moving loads.
Bending Moment Calculator
Calculate bending moment & shear force for simply supported beam
Moment of Inertia Calculator
Calculate moment of inertia of plane sections e.g. channel, angle, tee etc.
Shear Stress Calculator
Calculate Transverse Shear Stress for beam sections e.g. channel, angle, tee etc.
Reinforced Concrete Calculator
Calculate the strength of Reinforced concrete beam
Deflection & Slope Calculator
Calculate deflection and slope of simply supported beam for many load cases
Fixed Beam Calculator
Calculation tool for beanding moment and shear force for Fixed Beam for many load cases
BM & SF Calculator for Cantilever
Calculate SF & BM for Cantilever
Deflection & Slope Calculator for Cantilever
For many load cases of Cantilever
Overhanging beam calculator
For SF & BM of many load cases of overhanging beam
Civil Engineering Quiz
Test your knowledge on different topics of Civil Engineering
Statically Indeterminate Structures
Definition and methods of solving
Truss Member Forces calculation
using method of joints and method of sections
Shear force and bending moment
Illustrated solved examples to draw shear force and bending moment diagrams
Slope and deflection of beam and Truss
Illustrated solved examples to determine slope and deflection of beam and truss
Solution of indeterminate structures
slope deflection, moment distribution etc.
Reinforced concrete beam
Solved examples to determine the strength and other parameters
Skyscrapers of the world
Containing Tall building worldwide
Profile of Civil Engineers
Get to know about distinguished Civil Engineers
Worldwide Civil Engineers Professional Societies
Please Tell your Friends about us