CALCS PROC049
LINEAR TO POINTS DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMATION

NOTATION

L length, bounding distribution
xe position of cg
n total no. distribution points
i dist. point no. 0
Mt total magnitude
Mc constant line magnitude
Ml linear line magnitude
Mi effective point magnitude

APPLICATION

typically structural mass

OUTPUT

from prog

SEE ALSO

PROC026, PROC043

THEORY

refs

GUIDANCE

guidance notes

INPUT FORMAT

LET L=:xe=:n=:i=:Mt=:PROC049

EXAMPLE

Call Statement

LET L=5690:xe=3000:n=6:i=4:Mt=332:PROC049

Output

PROC049 LINEAR TO POINTS DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMATION, Rev 021095
Mc= Mt*(xe-2*L/3)*(-6/L^2)= 0.04881
Ml= (Mt-Mc*L)*(2/L)= 0.01907
Mi= (Mc+Ml*(i-1)/(n-1))*(L/(n-1))= 68.57
END049