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Unformatted text preview: 2. How is a short column likely to fail? By crushing. 3. How is a long column likely to fail? By buckling. 4. When designing a column for axial compression, would you use compression perpendicular or parallel to grain? Compression parallel to grain. 5. Is it generally necessary to check a column for horizontal shear? Not unless bending is expected through either eccentric loading or lateral loads due to wind or earthquake....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ARC 322 taught by Professor Mcgavin during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.
- Winter '08