Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


The effective length of a compression member of length L, held in position and restrained in direction at both ends, is

[A]. L
[B]. 0.67 L
[C]. 0.85 L
[D]. 1.5 L
[E]. 2 L

Answer: Option B


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Samm said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
0.65 is the correct answer.

Subrat Kumar Nahak said: (Jul 20, 2019)  
Yes, it is accurately 0.65.

Shams Khan said: (Sep 28, 2020)  
For RCC it is .5L.
For Steel, it is .65L.

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