Answered Why is the steel shape circular or round?

Xaini

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Sep 3, 2018
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Why is the steel shape circular or round? Why isn't rectangular or triangular? Kindly describe with the technical points.
 

Xaini

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Sep 3, 2018
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I haven't received a reply yet. Anyone who can answered this question...??? Kindly tell me about this phenomenon.
 

anupb77

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May 22, 2020
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Since there is stress concentration at edges, due to sudden change in geometry these shapes are avoided. Now, we have two options left one is a circular shape and the other is oval. In Oval cross-section, there will not be a uniform distribution of stress due to its oval geometry.