Right click to download example problem MASTAN data files. The files had to be renamed from (for example) Cantilever.mat to Cantilever.mat.txt to get through the University firewall. After downloading, you must then delete the “txt”. Also, you cannot double click on the .mat file to run it, because Matlab will try and run it. You must use MASTAN2 to open the file from wherever you save it.
Cantilever.mat.txt = Cantilever.mat. Analysis of a 30 foot long W12x50 steel cantilever beam with 2 k/ft applied as a gravity load over the right half of the beam. You can also see page by page screen shots taken during entering the data, including errors made along the way, by clicking here.