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Discussion on Effective Lenghts of Columns in Multi-storey Buildings


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Professor M. R. Horne (F) : Dr. Wood has rendered an enormous service to structural engineers by the publication of this paper. The concept of effective length has been too loose a one as far as most engineers are concerned, and Dr. Wood has shown how powerful and exact a tool it can become. Its use is crucial for the design of column in no-sway frames, and its accurate exploitation for such frames, as opposed to its hitherto empirical application, must surely form the basis for any future design procedures.

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