An analysis of the stability and ultimate bending strength of multiweb beams with formed-channel webs

Joseph W. Semonian, Roger A. Anderson
naca-tn-3232
Aug 1954


Design curves and procedures are presented for calculating the stresses for instability and failure of multiweb beams with formed-channel webs. The ultimate bending strength of this type of construction is shown to depend upon the deflectional stiffness of the web attachment flanges.

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