Unformatted text preview: 2 and 3,900 mm 2 , respectively. a. Assuming that E = 206 GPa, determine the total shortening δ AC of the two columns due to the combined action of the loads P 1 and P 2 ( 5 Points ) b. How much additional load P can be place at the top of the column (Point C ) if the total shortening AC is not to exceed 4.0 mm? ( 5 Points ) Solution Please use the back of the page for extra space...
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 Spring '08
 Gardoni
 Structural Engineering, Earthquake engineering, Structural system, Storey, total shortening AC

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