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ASME VIII-1 UG-28; when L/D >> 50

ASME VIII-1 UG-28; when L/D >> 50

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As my last question in this thread did not receive any further commentary, I hope this thread will. Im looking for advice/tips when L/D is far greater than 50. ASME VIII-1 says you can assume L/D=50, but is it safe for all values of L/D>50? Any thouhgts are appreciated.

RE: ASME VIII-1 UG-28; when L/D >> 50

Beyond such a high slenderness ratio, the theoretical Euler columnar buckling calculations asymptote to essentially the same solution.

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