# Cantilever beam with load at any point

A cantilever beam is a beam supported at one end and carrying a load at the other end. The load may be applied at any point along the length of the beam. This calculator determines the reactions at the supports, the maximum moment and shear force in the beam, and the location and value of the maximum deflection.

Cantilever beam with load at any point calculator

A cantilever beam is a beam that is supported at only one end. A cantilever beam with a load at any point calculator is a tool that can be used to calculate the amount of force that is required to support a cantilever beam at any given point. This calculator can be used to determine the amount of force required to support a cantilever beam of any length and width.

How to use the calculator

The calculator can be used to calculate the deflection, shear, and moment of a cantilever beam with a point load at any point along the beam. To use the calculator, enter the values for the beam span (L), the point load (P), and the distance from the left end of the beam to the point load (d). The calculator will then calculate the deflection, shear, and moment at the point load.

What the calculator does

This calculator can be used to calculate the deflection, and slope of a cantilever beam with a point load at any point along the length of the beam. The calculator can also be used to calculate the reactions at the supports. This calculator is based on the Euler-Bernoulli beam theory.

How the calculator works

A cantilever beam is a beam that is supported at only one end. The other end of the beam is free and unsupported. This type of beam is often used in construction, where one end of the beam is fastened to a building or other structure and the other end is free.

The load on a cantilever beam can be at any point along the length of the beam. However, the most common type of cantilever beam has a load at the end of the beam. This type of cantilever beam is known as a cantilever beam with a point load.

The calculator can be used to calculate the reactions at the supports of a cantilever beam with a point load. The calculator uses the equations of statics to calculate the reactions. The equations of statics are a set of equations that are used to calculate the forces on objects.

The calculator first calculates the reaction at the support. The reaction is the force that the support exerts on the beam. The calculator then calculates the shear force at the point where the load is applied. The shear force is the force that the beam exerts on the load. Finally, the calculator calculates the bending moment at the point where the load is applied. The bending moment is the force that the beam exerts on the load to cause the load to bend.

Tips for using the calculator

There are a few things to keep in mind when using the cantilever beam with load at any point calculator. First, make sure that the data you input is accurate. This includes the dimensions of the beam, the location of the load, and the weight of the load. If any of these values are off, the results of the calculation will be inaccurate.

Another thing to keep in mind is the type of load that you are inputting. The calculator can only handle a point load, so if the load is distributed evenly along the beam, you will need to input the weight of the load and the length over which it is distributed. This will give you an accurate result.

Finally, make sure to use the correct units when inputting data. The calculator will assume that all data is input in metric units, so if you are using imperial units, you will need to convert them first. This is easy to do with an online unit converter.

With these tips in mind, you should be able to use the cantilever beam with load at any point calculator with ease.