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Slender Column in etabs

Slender Column in etabs

Slender Column in etabs

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Hi everybody,
I'm new to this forum and it seems very useful.I have a question.How can you design a slender column in etabs? Or which is the factor that I should  check  to get a correct design?
 Thanks everybody in advance.

RE: Slender Column in etabs

ETABS has capability to check slenderness of column according to selected code. In the design chart ETABS doesnt show the slenderness ratio but it checks accordingly, and even if you have some double story height column, ETABS will consider that length.

Try it
Zee

RE: Slender Column in etabs

YUP! Etabs takes care of slenderness(its the only FEA sofware I know that does it). But "sometimes" unrealistic slenderness ratio happens, better check on objects that gives-off veryhigh(unrealistic) D/C ratio by clicking "overwrites".

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