Effect of Consideration in Euler Beam Theory

Ketan Bajaj


The purpose of this paper is to improve the results of Euler beam theory. Euler beam theory can be used to determine the deflection of beam. But in some cases cross-section of beam is not flat-ended, and Euler beam theory only consider the vertical loading, so the effect of curvature is occurred due to normal loading. The method to determine the curvature effect has been developed in this paper, and verified with the software simulation.

Keywords: Euler beam theory, non-flat-ended, the curvature effect, software simulation

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