Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

6. 

The eccentricity (e) of a hollow circular column, external diameter 25 cm, internal diameter 15 cm for an eccentric load 100 t for non-development of tension, is

[A]. 2.75 cm
[B]. 3.00 cm
[C]. 3.50 cm
[D]. 4.25 cm
[E]. 5.0 cm

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Sami Sarprah Buetk said: (Nov 23, 2016)  
To avoid tension in hollow circular column eccentricity (e) should be = D^2 + d^2/8D.

Brijesh Patel said: (Apr 6, 2017)  
(25)^2 + (15)^2 /8(25),
850/200 = 4. 25.

P.Bhattacharyya said: (Jan 30, 2019)  
@Brijesh Patel.

Please explain the above mentioned formula.

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