Bernoulli Beams

  • Antonio J. M. FerreiraEmail author
  • Nicholas Fantuzzi
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 157)


Bernoulli theory is a classical beam theory where the transverse shear deformation is neglected and the deflection of the beam indicated by w is the only degree of freedom of the model and the in-plane rotation si given by the derivative of the transverse deflection with respect to the beam axis. In this chapter we perform the static, vibration and buckling analysis of Bernoulli beams in bending configuration. Results will be compared to analytical and reference results from the literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engenharia MecânicaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.DICAM DepartmentUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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