Critical compressive stress for outstanding flanges

Lundquist, Eugene E Stowell, Elbridge Z
naca-report-734
1942


A chart is presented for the values of the coefficient in the formula for the critical compressive stress at which buckling may be expected to occur in outstanding flanges. These flanges are flat rectangular plates supported along the loaded edges, supported and elastically restrained along one unloaded edge, and free along the other unloaded edge. The mathematical derivations of the formulas required for construction of the chart are given.

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