Investigating the Behavior of a Lattice Structural Section

by L. Shan, EPRI Transmission Line Mechanical, Research Cent, Haslet, United States,
M. Hanson, EPRI Transmission Line Mechanical, Research Cent, Haslet, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

Tests were conducted on a fully instrumented lattice section assembled using various connection types (bolted or welded). The results of this study show that bolt slippage can have a major impact on member force prediction, and consequently, affect member design.



Subject Headings: Structural behavior | Steel structures | Bolted connections | Building design | Stress analysis | Load tests | Material tests | Load and resistance factor design

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