Two. Elastic Buckling of Planar Columns

  1. Theodore V. Galambos and
  2. Andrea E. Surovek

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch2

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

How to Cite

Galambos, T. V. and Surovek, A. E. (2008) Elastic Buckling of Planar Columns, in Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470037782

Online ISBN: 9780470261316

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Keywords:

  • planar column elastic buckling;
  • stepped column stability;
  • Euler buckling equation;
  • elastic pinned-end column post-buckling behavior;
  • end-restrained columns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Large-Deflection Solution of an Elastic Column

  • Differential Equation of Planar Flexure

  • The Basic Case: Pin-Ended Column

  • Five Fundamental Cases

  • The Effect of Imperfections

  • Stability of a Rigid Frame

  • End-Restrained Columns

  • Restrained Column Examples

  • Continuously Restrained Columns

  • Summary

  • Problems

  • Appendix