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find forces on supports

Question asked by Pascal M on Dec 8, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 9, 2011 by Jerry Steiger

hello,

 

i have a shaft supported in 3 points, the middle point has 1mm play and there is 2800lb applie between heach support so 2x2800lbs.  i would like to see the forces applied to each support. 

 

i tried running the simulation then doind stactic force and selecting the 3 supports but i always get the same result.  and the shaft always stays straight when i do this...  i would have expected the middle supprt to get less and less weight on it as i made the gap between the shaft and the support bigger.

 

am i doing something wrong?

 

thanks

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