Minimum-Weight Design of Beams for Deflection

by R.L. Barnett,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 75-110

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design procedures for minimum weight statically determinate beams are developed using deflection criterion; optimum flange width and web thickness variations are given for I-beams designed with respect to bending and shear deflection; stiffness and strength properties.

Subject Headings: Minimum weight design | Beams | Displacement (mechanics) | I beams | Shear strength | Flanges | Web beams | Webs (structure)

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