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Display the buckling shape of your structure overlaid onto the original structure. Buckling results are only available when a Linear Static + Buckling analysis is run.

A pop-up will also display to indicate the buckling load factor. This is dependent on the Load Combination selected in the top left corner dropdown of your load combos.

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Users can also get more information on the buckling analysis via our Analysis Report. This will display information such as effective lengths, critical loads and critical stresses for each member:


The scale of the buckling shape can be increased or decreased with the slider on the right. You can also use S + scroll mouse, this helps animate the structure’s buckling shape to help the user interpret the buckling shape.

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Buckling Analysis in SkyCiv Structural 3D



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