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Author: deajohn5556
Time: 03/21/15 19:20 PST
This is a reply to message no. 22356 by tracy2015
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Euler's theory

Yes, sure; it applies to all materials that are elastic, including plastics, as long as the strength is not exceeded. You need to know the material elastic modulus to calculate critical buckling, prortional to its modulus and inertia, and inversely proportional to its length squared

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