Rectangular plate loaded with circular load at centre.xls
Purpose of calculation:
Calculate stress and deflection in a rectangular flat plate simply supported at each edge with uniform loading over a small concentric circle.
Also contains a calculation for stress and deflection in a rectangular flat plate built in at each edge with uniform loading over a small concentric circle.
Excel addins required:
XLC from www.excelcalcs.com
Xlxtrfun from www.xlxtrfun.com
Checked against formulas in reference.
Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain
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