What is differential equation for deflection?

Q.  Which of the following is a differential equation for deflection?
- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. dy / dx = (M/EI)
b. dy / dx = (MI/E)
c. d2y / dx2 = (M/EI)
d. d2y / dx2 = (ME/I)

ANSWER: d2y / dx2 = (M/EI)


  • Madan   -Posted on 26 Sep 22
    I need
  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 24 Nov 15
    - The differential equation for deflection is given as

    d2y / dx2= (M/EI)

    here, M is bending moment, EI is the flexural rigidity.

    - Flexural rigidity is the product of modulus of elasticity and moment of inertia. It is measured in Nm2.

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