An examination of an outstanding paradox occurring in the theory of columns
The paradox is: No cylindrical column, however high you want it to be, will ever break under its own weight.
Original Source Citation
Acta Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae, Volume 1778: I, pp. 146-162.
Opera Omnia Citation
Series 2, Volume 17, pp.252-265.