Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/81129
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Full Text
Title: Second-order direct analysis of steel structures made of tapered members
Authors: Chan, SL 
Liu, SW 
Liu, YP 
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Advances in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures (ASCCS 2018), Jun 27-29, 2018, University of Politecnica Valencia, Valencia, Spain 2018, p. 75-82
Abstract: Mild steel hot-rolled sections are commonly prismatic because of the rolling process with a furnace, but welded sections made from steel plates do not have such a constraint, especially when robotic welding machines are used. The weight saving could be very significant by, say, using wide flanged section at mid-span and a small flanged section at ends of a simply supported beam. However, design codes do not provide formulae for buckling check of tapered members. This paper proposes a code-free second-order direct analysis for stabilty design of steel frames made of tapered members. The design is further applied to a single layered mega space frame of 136m span. In the whole design process based on the concept of Second-order Direct Analysis, no uncertain effective length and independent member buckling checking are required.
Keywords: Tapered members
Stability design
Buckling
Steel frames
Publisher: University of Politecnica Valencia
DOI: 10.4995/ASCCS2018.2018.7221
Rights: 2018, Universitat Politècnica de València, CC BY-NC-ND. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Attribution-NonComercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
The following publication Chan, S. L., Liu, S. W., & Liu, Y. P. (2018, June). Second-order direct analysis of steel structures made of tapered members. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Advances in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures. ASCCS 2018 (pp. 75-82). Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València is available at https://dx.doi.org/10.4995/ASCCS2018.2018.7221
Appears in Collections:Conference Paper

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Chan_Direct_Steel_Made.pdf800.16 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Open Access Information
Status open access
File Version Version of Record
Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record

Page views

95
Citations as of May 15, 2022

Downloads

63
Citations as of May 15, 2022

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

1
Citations as of May 12, 2022

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.