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For a project im doing i need to know the maximum load an "I" Beam made out of balsa wood can take. Looking through the internet I found the "Euler Buckling Formula"

F = [tex]\frac{E I pi^2}{l^2}[/tex]

When I use this formula I get a load which is too big, and I think this mght not be the formula or im doing something wrong.

I = 87499.99 mm^4

L = 400 mm

I find loads of different values of E for Balsa wood, so Im not sure if thats what im doing wrong.

Thanks

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