Summary of the Activities of the Column Research Council

by Bruce G. Johnston,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 13-18

Document Type: Journal Paper


The summary briefly outlines the administrative setup of the Column Research Council which was organized in 1944. The work of the Council in reviewing world literature on metal compression members is reviewed. The summary shows how the various objectives of the Column Research Council, as originally framed, have been met during the past 15 years. The summary closes with a brief discussion of the current emphasis of Column Research Council, namely, the relation between theoretical analysis and design.

Subject Headings: Columns | Metals (material) | Compression members | Frames

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