# SHEARFORCE AND BENDING MOMENTS

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## Contents

## SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT VALUES

### PRACTICE

#### Specific Objectives

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

- plot the shearforce and bending moment diagrams
- calculate shear forces and bending moments values at any point on a loaded beam
- determine the point of contraflexure

### Content

- Plot

-shear force diagram

-bending moment diagram

- Values

-shear forces

-bending moment values

- Point of contraflexure

### Competences

Ability to:

- Plot the diagram
- Discuss the effects of forces on a load system
- Apply the laws of static equilibrium in the determination of forces

### Suggested Teaching/Learning Activities

- Lecture
- Discussions
- Class exercises
- Questions and answer

### Suggested Learning Resources

- Textbooks
- Module s

### Suggested Assessment Methods

- Oral/written tests
- Assignments