What Is A Beam ? Classification Of Beams

A beam which is supported on the fixed support is termed as a cantilever beam: Now let us understand the meaning of a fixed support. Such a support is obtained by building a beam into a brick wall, casting it into concrete or welding the end of the beam. Such a support provides both the translational and rotational constrained to the beam, therefore the reaction as well as the moments appears, as shown in the figure below


Trussed beam:-

Abeam strengthened by adding a cable or rod to form a Truss.


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  1. DR.P.PRAMEELA July 25, 2018

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