Bending stiffness EI when Ec is not Et
Last Post 30 Jun 2014 03:27 PM by Jerome WU. 0 Replies.
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30 Jun 2014 03:27 PM
    The modulus of elasticity E in bending stiffness EI are assumed to be the same for both tension and compression. So the EI is a unique value for a defined beam. The question is, if the E from tension and compression were not the same, so what would EI be? which E should be considered?or a new value needs to be find using both E from tension and compression?
    Thanks a lot!