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Force Applied To An Axially Loaded Column


Column Under
<br>Compressive Load
Column Under
Compressive Load

In the image to the left, an aluminium column (E = 70 GPa) with radius 10cm originally 5000mm long is put under compression, while under compression, it's length is measured to be 4999.7mm.

Find the force that must be applied to this column.

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