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material flexure
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August 17, 2009, 11:45:23 AM

Is there an adjustment of sorts accounting for components flexing or drooping vs. a ridged member of thick steels?  The thicker stock with a given length stays reasonably straight, however the thinner the material the more it can flex in the “real world” it maybe affected by forces of gravity for instance?




* August 17, 2009, 12:30:58 PM
I think you want the IDX Beam Analysis Tool plug-in.

John R.

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* October 14, 2009, 07:11:56 PM
Try "BeamBoy" - it is free and written by a PhD guy in the USA

IDX is excellent but a bit too expensive.