1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data http://www.continuummechanics.org/eccentriccolumnbuckling.ht [Broken] In here , i was told that for the eccentrically loaded column , the column will fail due to before it buckles . How is that possible ? 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution The column will start to buckle first before it break due to yielding , right ?