January 2017 - CIVIL PRODYOGI


Understanding Inclined Columns

January 30, 2017 0


A vertical structural member subjected to axial compression in the majority with some or no moment is termed as a column. If the same member is inclined, it is a strut. But all these members in common are subjected to compression in the majority and they are categorized as strut members. 

Fig.1. Inclined columns with Architectural Importance
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