posted by Nabil .
Steel column is 80 feet tall.
Column is a W 14 x 730(wide-flange beam)
The cross sectional area is 215 sq in.
Supports a floor load of 6600 K.
Determine the stress in the column and how much it will shorten due to the 6600K load.
(Assume E= 29,000,000 lb/sq in)