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Arch Formulas

Simply select the picture which most resembles the arch configuration and loading condition you are interested in for a detailed summary of all the structural properties. Equations for Resultant Forces, Shear Forces and Bending Moments can be found for each arch case shown.

Additional information regarding engineering arch theory and the assumptions that have been made can be found Here.

Additional information regarding engineering beam theory can be found Here.

Three Hinged Arches (Any Shape)

Two Hinged Parabolic Arches

Fixed Parabolic Arches

Tied Parabolic Arch - Two Hinge