Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


combined compression & moment at load point of column

combined compression & moment at load point of column

combined compression & moment at load point of column

Let's say we have a embedded column, are there formulas like Roark's formulas for stress & strain that will deal with a moment in addition to compression? or would i have to boundary element method the whole thing? I'll put in context: If one wants to make a structure with a small base that gets as wide as possible at a certain point & goes up as many floors as it can, how does one calculate the compressive stresses + moments in such a structure? are they known as monosymmetric beams and cantilevers?

RE: combined compression & moment at load point of column

Compressive stresses and moments are easily calculated if the ground is modeled as a fixed condition (for static stability). The real challenge is determining the resulting foundation overturning

Pipe Stress Analysis
Finite Element Analysis


Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


White Paper - Considerations for choosing a 3D printing technology
The adoption of 3D printing into major companies’ product development life cycles is a testament to the technology’s incredible benefits to consumers, designers, engineers and manufacturers. While traditional production methods have limitations in manufacturability, 3D printing provides unparalleled design freedom due to the additive method of building parts layer by layer. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close