Practice Question: Maximum Deflection on a Steel Box Section

NCEES Civil PE Specification Structural Mechanics: Deflection


Given the following structural steel box section, determine the value nearest to the maximum deflection on this beam due to applied loads:


  • Beam thickness = 3/8"
  • Beam depth = 20"
  • Beam width = 6"
  • Modulus of Elasticity = 29000 ksi
  • Ignore self-weight.

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