Properties of Steel for Use in LRFD

by Theodore V. Galambos, (F.ASCE), Prof. and Chmn.; Civ. Engrg. Dept., Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo.,
Mayasandra K. Ravindra, (M.ASCE), Sr. Engrg. Analyst; Sargent and Lundy, Chicago, Ill.; formerly, Research Asst. Prof., Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 9, Pg. 1459-1468

Document Type: Journal Paper


Background and rationale is presented for selecting mean values and coefficients of variation of material properties from available experiments for use in first-order probability-based design; the following properties of structural steel are included: elastic moduli, yield stress, strain-hardening modulus.

Subject Headings: Steel | Load and resistance factor design | Structural behavior | Construction materials | Probability | Plastic design | Steel structures | Structural steel

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