# THEORY OF SIMPLE BENDING

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## Contents

## THEORY OF SIMPLE BENDING

### THEORY

#### Specific Objectives

By the end of the module sub-unit, the trainee should be able to:

- derive the general expression of simple bending
- determine the appropriate forces on a bending structure member

### Content

- Elements

-Centre of gravity

-second moment of area

-neutral axis

-derivation

- Forces

-Compressive

-Tensile

### PRACTICE

#### Specific Objectives

By the end of the module sub-unit, the trainee should be able to:

- apply the expression to calculate bending stresses
- apply theory to determine the forces
- discuss the behavior of forces on a given section

### Content

- Bending stresses

-compressive

-tensile

- Forces

- uniformly distributed

-concentrate loads

- Sections

-rectangular

-T-sections

-circular

-I-sections

### Competences

Ability to:

- demonstrate proper use of structural members in bending
- analyse a loaded beam using the theory of simple bending

### Suggested Teaching/Learning Activities

- Demonstrations
- Class exercises

### Suggested Learning Resources

- Lab
- Textbooks

### Suggested Assessment Methods

- Practical
- Lab report