Beam-Supported Slabs Subject to Edge Loading

by David O. Knuttunen, LeMessurier Consultants, United States,
Richard A. Henige, Jr., LeMessurier Consultants, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Steel Structures

Abstract:

A model is presented which allows a designer to estimate stiffnesses required to provide a given critical buckling load in beam-supported slabs subjected to biaxial edge loading, such as slabs subjected to soil pressure in deep basements. Comparisons are made with an elastic buckling analysis of a plane grid model.



Subject Headings: Load factors | Critical loads | Elastic analysis | Steel structures | Steel frames | Stiffening | Biaxial loads | Soil pressure

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