W-Shape Column Design with Pinned Ends According to AISC E.1A

Verification Example

VE 1003

22 September 2018

RFEM RF-STEEL AISC Design Checks

An ASTM A992 14×132 W-shape column is loaded with the axial compression forces given. The column is pinned top and bottom in both axes. Determine whether the column is adequate to support the loading shown in Figure 1 based on LRFD and ASD.

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