# bending moment

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## bending moment

[′ben·diŋ ‚mō·mənt]
(mechanics)
Algebraic sum of all moments located between a cross section and one end of a structural member; a bending moment that bends the beam convex downward is positive, and one that bends it convex upward is negative.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

## bending moment

The moment which produces bending at a section of a beam or other structural member; equal to the sum of moments taken about the center of gravity of that section.
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