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TR. Effective Length Factor of Member

The effective length factor of any member can be defined. This value is used in finding Euler Buckling load of a member. The minimum of these values two will be taken in calculation.

General Format

KY f2 MEMBER { <list>  | ALL }
KZ f3 MEMBER { <list>  | ALL }


f2 User-defined K value in local y-axis (default = 1.0)
f3 User-defined K value in local z-axis (default = 1.0)
<list> List of members associated with the user-defined effective length factor