© 2009 Jonathan Ochshorn.
Directions: Enter values for axial compressive load, and effective length. Assumes A992 steel with Fy = 50 ksi.
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More detailed explanations and examples can be found in my text.
Disclaimer: This calculator is not intended to be used for the design of actual structures, but only for schematic (preliminary) understanding of structural design principles. For the design of an actual structure, a competent professional should be consulted.
First posted August 17, 2009 | Last updated June 30, 2011 [noted A992 steel]