Linear Buckling Analysis of a Truss Tower

Application ID: 12579

Trusses are commonly used to create light structures that can support heavy loads. When designing such a structure, it is important to ensure its safety. For a tower made of bars, buckling can cause the structure to collapse. This model shows how to compute the critical buckling load using a linear buckling analysis. The solution is compared with an analytical expression for critical load estimation for Euler buckling.

This model is included as an example in the following products:

Structural Mechanics Module