HW4 - columns are subjected to the same deformation 0.1 inch(a Calculate the strains for both columns(b Which column is more severely strained(a

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H.W. 4 (CE3400-1) 1. A member with initial length 10 ft. is elongated by 0.03 ft. What is the strain of this member? 003 . 0 10 03 . 0 = = = L L ε 2. The allowable strain for a building column is 0.01%. If the initial height of the building is 30 ft, what is the allowable deformation of this column? ft x L L a 003 . 30 0001 . 0 = = = 3. There are two columns. Column A is 50 ft long, and column B is 25 ft long. Both
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Unformatted text preview: columns are subjected to the same deformation 0.1 inch. (a) Calculate the strains for both columns. (b) Which column is more severely strained? (a) Column A 00001667 . 50 ) 12 / 01 . ( = = ∆ = L L Column B 0000333 . 25 ) 12 / 01 . ( = = ∆ = L L (b) Column B is more severely strained....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course CE 3400 taught by Professor Moorthy during the Fall '09 term at LSU.

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