# Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Theory of Structures - Section 2 (Q.No. 46)

46.

The area of the core of a column of cross sectional area

*A*, isDiscussion:

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Krishna kunal said:
3 years ago

Yes, correct thanks @Priyanaka.

Priyanka said:
4 years ago

1/18 * A for rectangular & 1/16 * A for circular section.

Nilraj said:
4 years ago

Yes, Correct @Jeevan.

Avneet said:
5 years ago

Well said @Jeevan.

Vaibhav said:
5 years ago

For rectangular C/s section it is- 1/18 th of BD.

For circular C/s section it is- 1/16th of Area.

For circular C/s section it is- 1/16th of Area.

Ankit Gautam said:
5 years ago

Can't understand please resolve the problem clearly.

Jeevan said:
5 years ago

Core for circular is a circle of radius R/4 and that for a rectangle is rhombus of diagnol d/3 and b/3. The area of a rhombus with its diagonals = D1*D2/2.

Therefore A/18 is correct.

Therefore A/18 is correct.

Sheela said:
6 years ago

Give More Explanation.

Chhaya said:
6 years ago

For circular case 1/16 for rectangle 1/9.

Gajan Rana said:
6 years ago

This is for circular case. For rectangular case, 1/16 of the area.

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