Stability of a Beam with Various Support Stiffness

Verification Example

An axially loaded steel beam with a square cross-section is pinned at one end and spring supported at the other. Two cases with different spring stiffness are considered. Neglecting its self-weight, determine the critical load scaling factors by the linear stability analysis.

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