A Beginner's Guide to the Steel Construction Manual, 14^{th} ed. Chapter 6  Buckling Concepts © 2006, 2008, 2011 T. Bartlett Quimby 

Section 6.5 Example Problems Last Revised: 11/04/2014 The example problems presented in this section have a spreadsheet solution. You will need this file to follow along with the presented solutions. You can click on the following link to get the file: Chapter 6: Excel Spreadsheet Solutions This problem illustrates the computation of the slenderness factors for a column given several different sections of similar cross sectional area. This problem illustrates the effects of different end and lateral support conditions for a given cross section. This problem shows how to compute the effective lengths for the columns in the frame shown in MISCDET_STL 3/S5.3. 