Effective Length

Glossary Term

The term 'effective length' is mostly used as a synonym for the buckling length or the lateral-torsional buckling length.

Generally, the 'effective length' can be regarded as a length based on the member length but different due to the specific boundary conditions. In the environment of Dlubal Software, it is mostly used as a generic term or synonym for the buckling length or the lateral-torsional buckling length. Therefore, you can see this term especially in the member design modules performing stability analyses.

Keywords

effective length buckling length lateral-torsional buckling length

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