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Thanks,

David Finley


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Subject: Re: Deflection of Cantilever Beam with Moment at Free End


M. David Finley, P.E. wrote:

The AISC manual conveniently gives the formula for the deflection of a cantilever beam for a concentrated load, a uniformly varying load, and a concentrated load. However, it does not provide the case of a cantilever beam with a moment applied at the free end of the cantilever. Can anyone provide me the formula? I can get the value from my frame analysis program, but I want to be able to check it by hand. Thanks, David Finley
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M x L^2
_______   = deflection @ free end

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According to Roark, 6th ed, Table 3, case 3a, pg 105.

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