BAP - Beam Analysis Program 1.5
Simple yet practical looks
The application features a fairly basic, yet functional user interface, its looks making it more result-oriented, as it helps you obtain the information you need quick and easy.
The main window displays a sketch of the beam you are designing, letting you choose the measurement unit from the dedicated drop-down menu.
Quickly obtain the Shear Force, Bending Moment and Deflection values of your beam
BAP - Beam Analysis Program will firstly require you to input the details concerning the object you are attempting to work with. You can enter the values for elastic modulus and area moment of inertia, followed by the span, length and relative bending stiffness.
Subsequently, you will need to configure the support condition, choosing between ‘Free’, ‘Hinged’, ‘Fixed’ and ‘Advanced’, with either one or two elements of support. Next you can enter the load value along with the point load type, as well as the support settlement, opting between vertical and rotation.
When you have completed inputting the information about your beam, you can press the ‘Analyze’ button and obtain a ‘Graphical Result’ as well as ‘Numerical Result’, comprising ‘Joint Reaction’, ‘Joint Displacement’, the ‘Member Forces’ and the ‘Member Displacement’. You can also obtain the minimal and maximal values for ‘Shear Force’, ‘Bending Moment’ and ‘Deflection’.
A useful instrument for calculating beam specifics
To summarize, BAP - Beam Analysis Program is a professional and reliable utility created to offer you a straightforward method of obtaining a set of essential values for beams, useful in various construction endeavors.
Reviewed by Marina Dan, last updated on July 9th, 2014
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Application descriptionBAP - Beam Analysis Program is a handy tool that can analyze moment, shear and deflection in Indeterminate Beams.It ca...