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This practical evaluates the buckling characteristics of a column, comparing the theoretical calculations to the practical. This report contains a discussion to compare the test results with the theoretical.

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XXXXXXX Group: XXX 1.0 Theoretical Predictions (25%) Second moment of area for flexural buckling calculations: 0.00230 mm4 15” column is short or long: Long 15” column flexural buckling load: 1915.13 lbf 15” column critical local buckling load: 3161.57 lbf 8” column is short or long: Short 8” column flexural buckling load: 3059.93 lbf 8” column critical local buckling load: 3161.57 lbf 1.5” column is short or long: Short 1.5” column flexural buckling load: 3503.83 lbf 1.5” column critical local buckling load: 3161.57 lbf 0.25 0.8 0.25 0.032 TYP dimensions in inches 0.6 0.6 - 1 - ________________ 2.0 Experimental Results (a) Load-displacement results (25%) Figure 1: Experimental load-displacement results, with adjustment (∆x) to displacement values Summarise the experimental buckling results: 15” column buckling load: 1802.447 lbf. 8” co...
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