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Tuesday, 22 September 2015 12:11

Calculation Example: Shear force On A Column

A force is acting at the top of a building frame as shown. The supporting columns are of equal height and are fixed at the base. The modulus of elasticity E is the same for each column. Assuming the top plate is rigid and


What is the shear distributed to the first column?

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:49

Calculation Example: Axial Force On A Column

For the building shown below, the forces on the wall are as illustrated. What is the axial force on the column due to the lateral loads?

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