- Nov 14, 2009
- Rocky Mountains
If you are referring to my Excel cell in one of the above posts, then no. "I" is independent of the length.and that "I" takes the length into consideration.
All I did was use the formula for column strength (F = π²EI/L²). Except instead of solving for F that value gets plunged in as a known based on the tensile strength of the tube in question. Then solve for L.