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Stability of block structure?

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I am designing a free standing block structure that is in the shape of a
"C". It is approximately 15 feet tall. I want to run the steel horizontal on
the back of the "C" and have the legs of the "C" work as a cantilever from
the base.

How do I investigate the lateral stability of the legs? I know if it was
steel that I would have a buckling problem of a laterally unsupported edge.


T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.
Consulting Structural Engineers

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