# List of symbols

Symbol | Name of the symbol | Unit |
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$F$ | section area | $\mathrm{cm^2}$ |

$G$ | mass | $\mathrm{kg/m}$ |

$I_x$ | second moment of area $ I_x $ | $\mathrm{cm^4}$ |

$I_y$ | second moment of area $ I_y $ | $\mathrm{cm^4}$ |

$S_x$ | moment of first order of half the cross section | $\mathrm{cm^3}$ |

$U$ | surface area | $\mathrm{m^2/m}$ |

$W_x$ | section modulus $ W_x $ | $\mathrm{cm^3}$ |

$W_y$ | section modulus $ W_y $ | $\mathrm{cm^3}$ |

$b$ | dimension $ b $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$e_y$ | dimension $ e_y $ | $\mathrm{cm}$ |

$h$ | dimension $ h $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$i_x$ | radius of gyration $ i_x $ | $\mathrm{cm}$ |

$i_y$ | radius of gyration $ i_y $ | $\mathrm{cm}$ |

$r_1$ | dimension $ r_1 $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$r_2$ | dimension $ r_2 $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$s$ | dimension $ s $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$s_x$ | distance between centre of pressure and centre of tension | $\mathrm{cm}$ |

$t$ | dimension $ t $ | $\mathrm{mm}$ |

$x_M$ | distance of shear centre (M) from $ y-y $ axis | $\mathrm{cm}$ |