the algebraic sum of the moments about the neutral axis of any cross section of a beam.
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How to use bending moment in a sentence
Greatest bending moment due to travelling concentrated Loads.
Fig. 50 shows the curve of bending moment under one of a series of travelling loads at fixed distances.
Fig. 51 shows maximum bending moment curves for an extreme case of a short bridge with very unequal loads.
In other words, combine a small bending moment with a considerable tensional stress.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
This affords a uniform bending moment throughout the central third of the beam.The Mechanical Properties of Wood | Samuel J. Record
British Dictionary definitions for bending moment
the algebraic sum of all the moments to one side of a cross-section of a beam or other structural support
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