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Simplified criterion for second order effects of isolated members: the slenderness λlim

Eurocode 2 part 1-1: Design of concrete structures (1)

Second order effects may be ignored if the slenderness (λ = l0/i) is below a certain value λlim.


The recommended value for the slenderness λlim follows from:

λlim = 20⋅ABC / √n (5.13N)

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