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A beam is supported at the two ends and is uniformly loaded. The bending moment M at a distance x from one end is given by

(i) (ii)

Find the point at which M is maximum in each case.

Answer :

Condition for maxima and minima is

And for M to maximum < 0.



Hence, for , M will be maximum.


= 0



(condition for maximum value)


(condition for minimum value)

Therefore, for , M will have maximum value.

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