- The easiest way to try this package is using a web-based notebook:
You can also download and install the
beambendingpackage, which runs on Python 3.
If you do not have a Python 3 interpreter on your machine, you can install the last version following the instructions in this tutorial.
Once you have Python 3, you can open a terminal and install the package with this one-liner:
python3 -m pip install --user beambending
NOTE: You may need to replace
python3above by the path to your Python 3 executable, or simply
pythonif you are running Windows.
If you are not 100% familiar with basic one-dimensional elasticity (i.e. shear force and bending moment diagrams), I recommend you to start by going through the section Background knowledge.
This project is completely open source, and the code can be found in this GitHub repository.