simple beam


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simple beam

A beam without restraint or continuity at the supports, as opposed to a fixed-end beam. See also: Beam

simple beam

A structural beam having its ends free and resting only on supports at each end.
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The convergence of the middle point displacement of a simple beam in sense of required mesh density for different values of initial axial force is shown in Fig.
The results showed that using of beams with two layers lead to ten times higher value of ratio between two first eigenfrequencies compared to simple beam.
Table 4 also shows the result of the Simple Beam Method, which is widely used in design.
A simple beam balance mechanical scale is just fine.
And since triangles are rigid shapes, a truss can support many times more weight than a simple beam can.
A simple beam section may be more cost effective in rolled steel; a complex beam section with other functions integrated may be more cost effective in plastic.
The Optima HD incorporates our propriety spot beam technology, which because of its short, simple beam delivers greater productivity, higher yield and unmatched extendibility.
Leveraging our production-proven Quantum III beamline, the Quantum X's simple beam optics and short beamline enable faster beam tuning than any single-wafer system available today.
The marvel of this device is that it gathers all of this important information through a simple beam of light," said Gary D.

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