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Given: A steel beam (E = 30 Msi) of length L = 30 in. has a square cross-section (2 in. by 2 in.). The beam is simply supported at the left end and has a guided support at the right end. A load of P = 200 lb is applied a the the right end.

Req'd: Determine the Moment of Inertia I of the beam.

I =  in4  (1%)