Mastering Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams

Your complete roadmap to mastering these essential structural analysis skills
Quick Review of the Basics
1. Welcome and Section Overview
8 mins
2. Some Basic Assumptions
26 mins
3. Loads, Reactions and Load Paths
5 mins
Question #1
1020 KB
Answer #1
1.08 MB
4. Worked Solution #1
9 mins
Question #2
933 KB
Answer #2
983 KB
5. Worked Solution #2
7 mins
Question #3
891 KB
Answer #3
984 KB
6. Worked Solution #3
9 mins
Internal Bending Moments - The Basics
7. Section Overview
3 mins
8. Relating bending moment to bending stress
22 mins
9. Internal bending moment and equilibrium
21 mins
10. Using cuts to reveal the internal bending moment
22 mins
11. Bending moment sign convention
16 mins
Question #4
1.55 MB
Answer #4
1.3 MB
12. Worked Solution #4
10 mins
Question #5
1.09 MB
Answer #5
1.01 MB
13. Worked Solution #5
15 mins
Question #6
1.46 MB
Answer #6
1.4 MB
14. Worked Solution #6
17 mins
Internal Shear Forces - The Basics
15. Section Overview
2 mins
16. Relating shear force to shear stress
15 mins
17. Using cuts to reveal the internal shear force
15 mins
18. Shear force sign convention
8 mins
Question #7
1.22 MB
Answer #7
1.62 MB
19. Worked Solution #7
19 mins
Question #8
1.27 MB
Answer #8
1.81 MB
20. Worked Solution #8
22 mins
The Relationship Between Loading, Shear Force and Bending Moment
21. Section Overview
3 mins
22. Case I: distributed loading
20 mins
23. Case II: point loading
15 mins
24. Case III: couple or applied moment
11 mins
Bringing It All Together
25. Section Overview
2 mins
Question #9
1010 KB
Answer #9
2.28 MB
26. Worked Solution #9
31 mins
Question #10
1.35 MB
Answer #10
4.3 MB
27. Worked Solution #10
36 mins
Question #11
936 KB
Answer #11
3.14 MB
28. Worked Solution #11
16 mins
Question #12
973 KB
Answer #12
3.6 MB
29. Worked Solution #12
29 mins
Question #13
1.18 MB
Answer #13
2.27 MB
30. Worked Solution #13
17 mins
Beyond Beams - Statically Determinate Frames
31. Section Overview
2 mins
Question #14
1.57 MB
Answer #14
989 KB
32. Worked Solution #14
30 mins
Question #15
1.44 MB
Answer #15
3.64 MB
33. Worked Solution #15
14 mins
Question #16
1.56 MB
Answer #16
2.46 MB
34. Worked Solution #16
20 mins
35. Well done! Course wrap-up & Certificate of Completion
3 mins