Postbuckling of Column under Distributed Axial Load

by Tung-Ming Wang, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham, NH,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 4, Pg. 1323-1327

Document Type: Journal Paper


In this note, the column subjected to uniformly distributed axial load or its own weight based upon the exact theory is considered, and the solution is obtained by the use of power series method. Numerical results of load-deflection relationships are presented.

Subject Headings: Axial loads | Post buckling | Columns | Load distribution | Numerical methods | Energy consumption | Power transmission | Displacement (mechanics)

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