Advances in steel structures: proceedings of the Third by S.L. Chan, J.G. Teng, K.F. Chung

By S.L. Chan, J.G. Teng, K.F. Chung

Those volumes of complaints include 9 invited keynote papers and a hundred thirty contributed papers provided on the 3rd overseas convention on Advances in metal constructions (ICASS '02) hung on September 11 December 2002 in Hong Kong, China. The convention is a sequel to the 1st and the second one foreign meetings on Advances in metal buildings held in Hong Kong in December 1996 and 1999.

The convention offers a discussion board for dialogue and dissemination via researchers and architects of contemporary advances within the research, behaviour, layout and building of metal buildings. Papers have been contributed from over 18 nations worldwide. They record present state-of-the artwork and element to destiny instructions of structural metal study, overlaying a large spectrum of subject matters together with: beams and columns; connections; scaffolds and slim constructions; cold-formed metal; composite building; plates; shells; bridges; dynamics; effect mechanics; results of welding; fatigue and fracture; fireplace functionality; and research and layout.

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And Hasegawa, T. (1992). The Efl'ective Cross Section of Bridge Piers for Strength and Ductility. Jour Struct. Engrg. 38:A, 133-142 (in Japanese). , Ge, H. , and Usami, T. (1999). Analytical Study on Strength and Ductility of Steel Stifl'ened Plates under Cyclic Loading. Jour Struct. Engrg. 45:A, 185-195 (in Japanese). Advances in Steel Structures, Vol. ) © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 641 SHEAR-CARRYING CAPACITY OF STEEL PLATE SHEAR WALL WITH CROSS STIFFENERS G. Guo Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, CHINA ABSTRACT Since 1980s, many theoretical and experimental investigations on monotonic and hysteretic behavior of thin steel plate shear wall (SPSW) have been conducted.

Comparing the elastic-perfectly-plastic models (Iso-pp-lhw) with the strain hardening models (Iso-shIhw) it is evident that it is important to model the nonlinear stress-strain curve in numerical analyses. 5% higher than the experimental values for test plates SS125 and SS250 respectively, as shown in Table 2. Furthermore, the displacements are generally underestimated whereas close agreement was obtained using the strain hardening models. In summary, stainless steel plates can be accurately modelled by using nonlinear strain hardening material models which are based on compression coupon tests for the longitudinal direction.

3: Considered residual stress Fig. 4: Modeled residual stress in FEA 636 EVALUATION OF DUCTILITY In this study, the ductihty of high performance steel plates under uniaxial compression can be evaluated by using the relation between 'a I cry and e/ey, where a and ? are the averaged compressive stress and averaged shortening strain at the loading edges, respectively. Possession of ductility may be judged from the two criteria by using the relation between 'O'ICTY and lley, as shown in Figs. 5 and 6, respectively.

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