In-Class Exam 1: Wall-Mounted Desk

The main thing this exercise highlighted to me is that I don’t actually remember some pretty commonly used beam bending equations. This is probably because I have been over-reliant on the fact that I can easily look these equations up on the Internet.┬áBut as Prof. Slocum says, nothing beats having the common relationships at your fingertips, so I am going to pursue a two-pronged approach of committing the most common ones to memory and reacquainting myself with the fundamental Euler-Bernoulli relationships so I can derive the more unusual ones easily.