The column shown in the figure is fixed at the base and free at the upper end.

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The column shown in the figure is fixed at the base and free at the upper end. A compressive load P acts at the top of the column with an eccentricity e from the axis of the column.
Beginning with the differential equation of the deflection curve, derive formulas for the maximum deflection of the column and the maximum bending moment Mmax in the column.
(a)
PI

(b)

The column shown in the figure is fixed at the
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Mechanics of Materials

ISBN: 978-0495438076

7th edition

Authors: James M. Gere, Barry J. Goodno

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