Excel Program Name: Circular Column Design Spreadsheet
This excel sheet follows ACI 318-11 code to design the circular column with spiral and without spirals(ties)
Columns are structural member that carries load parallel to its neutral axis. Circular Column is a column that is circular in shape width-wise. Circular column has several advantage compared to rectangular column.
Advantage of Circular Column over Rectangular Column:
- Resistance of bending of circular column is higher than rectangular column.
- In circular columns there are no sharp corner to stress falls.
- Circular column is better aesthetically and structurally.
- It has less Moment of Inertia with the same perimeter.
- Less space required for circular column than rectangular/square column.
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