# HORIZONTAL SHEAR STRESSES IN BEAMS

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## Contents

## HORIZONTAL SHEAR STRESSES IN BEAMS

### THEORY

#### Specific Objectives

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

- derive the general expression for shear stress
- sketch the shear stress distribution diagram
- determine the maximum shear stress

### Content

- General expression for shear stress
- Shear stress distribution diagrams
- Maximum shear stress
- Maximum hear force

### Competences

Ability to:

- Derive general expression
- Apply the expression in determining shear stresses of structural members

### Suggested teaching/learning activities

- Demonstrations
- Class exercises
- Discussions

### Suggested Learning Resources

- Materials lab
- Text books
- Realia

### Suggested Assessment Method

- Practical assignments
- Written tests
- Analysis report