The Continuous Beam
beam by James J. Lemon Graphics
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mac OS 7.x-9.x PowerPC executable.
download: It's a *.sit (Aladdin Stuffit) archive containing:
beamPPC executable (MacOS7.x-9.x)
At startup, the window loooks something like this:
Add, Move or Delete Loads
Click above the beam to add a load.
Click on the load and drag to move it.
Drag it off the beam to reset loads.
Purple is for Shear
Green is for Moment
Red is for Deflection
Yellow is for Rotation in milliradians
Change the Supports
Click below the beam to change the type of support.
Click on the small white square in the upper left of the member to delete it.
Click on the red E to edit a member's parameters