The wall may now be designed as an isolated column in accordance with EC2(1) Clause and as illustrated in the example in Section 5.

Although the column or wall has been classified as slender, second order effects need not be considered if the slenderness ratio X is less than the critical slenderness ratio X ...

where e , and e . are the first order eccentricities at the ends of the member o1 02

relating to the axial load. M„

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