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What is the deflection of 1/2" round S.S. 316 rod in a

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What is the deflection of 1/2" round S.S. 316 rod in a horizontal position 11'-0" long with 100# ***** load?
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Need to know deflection of S.S. round bar. This is a architectural feature.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Is it cantilevered or simply supported?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Simply supported.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
This isn't a valid question from general engineering principles
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
The 'beam' would deflect so much that it would require catenary behavior to be stable

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