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Deflection Check of Steel Beam

Yeong-il SeoApril 11, 2022

What is it? - Deflection Limitation


The beam deflection is one of the checks that should be performed for serviceability limit state design. Deflection is the displacement within a structural member under the influence of loads, ignoring the displacements of the rest of the structure.


Figure 1. Deflection Limitation
Figure 2. Suggested Deflection Limits for Structural Elements