Axial capacity (Columns: BS 5950)

Tekla Structural Designer
2021
Tekla Structural Designer

Axial capacity (Columns: BS 5950)

The axial capacity check is performed according to BS 5950-1: 2000 clause 4.6.1 using the gross area and irrespective of whether the axial force is tensile or compressive. This check is for axial compression capacity and axial tension capacity. Compression resistance is a buckling check and as such is considered under Compression resistance.

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