How to Calculate Effective Length Factor?
Effective Length Factor calculator uses effective length factor=Effective length/Actual unbraced length to calculate the effective length factor, The Effective Length Factor formula is defined as the ratio of effective length of column to actual unbraced length. . effective length factor and is denoted by k symbol.
How to calculate Effective Length Factor using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Effective Length Factor, enter Effective length (l) and Actual unbraced length (l') and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Effective Length Factor calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.4 = 0.508000000002032/1.27000000000508.