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Calculate the vertical deflection of the beam (magnitude and direction) at the midpoint of the central span (point A)

Use virtual work method:

**Virtual Structure**

From Equilibrium:

Shear force diagram

**Virtual** Bending Moment diagram

** Real** Bending Moment diagram

Based on virtual work we get:

Therefore, the vertical deflection of the beam at point A is:

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A simply supported beam (Figure) with a span...

For the simply supported beam of Figure 1, deter...

Truss and cable elements are defined by their ab...

Based on Figure 1, we get: where:...

The rod of the picture is loaded with the force 2...

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