You can go here
to see the MathCad example I showed last time in class.
Material on Beam Behavior
The new material we will be covering
involves some basic information regarding how bridges behave.
can view the in-class example about the design of the toy
train bridge here.
are some notes regarding
this information, I then give an example
problem that covers how to calculate the support reactions
of a simple beam.
okay here's another
is the material describing how to create the shear
force and bending moment diagrams.
is the background information about stress
and strain. This section includes the equation for calculating
the max stress in the simply-supported beam under a uniform
is an example of
a problem very similar to the type of analysis you will
need to do for Project 2.
description for the second group project can now be found
and the group listings can be found here:
19 | Section
and Web Page Creation
now has many excellent reference guides to help you start building
your web pages. Here are three of them that you may want to
This is the main page ITC offers about web development.
It is a great starting point where you can find links to
a good deal of information.
This page is specifically for UVA students and tells you
about managing your UVA account.
This is a good page for people who are just starting out.
if you are having trouble accessing the ED7 newsgroup.
It may be
to your benefit to download
the newest version of your web browser of choice. Newer versions
tend to have more features, and the class page will look better
on it, too. If you are interested you can download Netcape
Communicator (or Navigator) or Internet Explorer from the links
You may also
want to check out the Information
Technology and Communication (ITC) web page where you will
find answers to most of your computing needs at UVA.