Analysis for Truss Buckling

by Donlad L. Dean, (M.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC,
Frederick R. Jetter, (M.ASCE), Designer; Ralph Whitehead and Assocs., Charlotte, NC,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1972, Vol. 92, Issue 8, Pg. 1893-1897

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose herein is to introduce a new approach, the discrete field methods, for determining truss buckling loads. The method is illustrated in its exact form for a simple regular truss with end loads.

Subject Headings: Trusses | Buckling | Load factors

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