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Eurocode Steel Design - When can an effective length factor of 1.0 be used?

Last updated September 3, 2019 by Tekla Structural Designer Global Support tekla.structuraldesigner.ghd@trimble.com

Eurocode Steel Design - When can an effective length factor of 1.0 be used?

Background

For the design of steel members to all design codes, an effective length factor is generally required to define the design length to be used in member stability checks. There is no guidance on effective lengths given in EC3 so the Eurocode itself does not state what