SS-V: 5100 Buckling

Test No. VNL11Find the critical compression load at which a simply supported beam buckles.

Definition

A simply supported beam is subjected to a compression load.

The units are SI.

Dimensions: L = 965 mm, b = 40 mm, h = 40 mm

Where,
b
h
Height of the rectangular section.
The material properties are:
Properties
Value
Modulus of Elasticity
2.1e11 pa
Poisson's Ratio
0.3

Results

The following table summarizes the critical load.
Reference KN* SimSolid KN % Difference
${P}_{cr}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}=\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\frac{{\pi }^{2}EI}{{L}^{2}}$
$E$
$I$
$L$