Stability Considerations in the Design of Steel Columns

by C. Massonnet,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 2, Pg. 525-554

Document Type: Journal Paper


Behavior and design of steel columns subjected to thrust and unequal end moments; simple interaction formula for maximum values of forces and moments is proposed which takes into account danger of plastic collapse by bending and buckling by torsion bending; safety considerations based on theory and on tests conducted in United States and in Belgium.

Subject Headings: Steel columns | Moment (mechanics) | Bending (structural) | Structural behavior | Plastic design | Cold-formed steel | Thrust | Plastics | United States | Belgium

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