# Reliability of Aluminum Beam-Columns

*A review of reliability computation methods is presented. The strength of aluminum beam-columns is described, taking into account material and cross-sectional properties, initial imperfection...*

Optimal Design Based on Approximate Scaling

*A new optimal design procedure, intended to reduce the number of exact analyses during the solution process, is proposed. High quality explicit approximations of the structural behaviour...*

Bayesian Approach to Prototype Testing

*The strength of series-produced structures is uncertain because of modelling error and material parameter uncertainty. By testing of prototypes, information on both uncertainties is obtained....*

Effect of Abandoned Roles on Capacity of Wedge Bolts

*Seventy, 5/8-in. diameter wedge anchors were tested in direct pull-out to determine the effect of various configurations of unused holes and different treatments of these holes on pull-out...*

Load Capacity of Concrete Bridge Decks

*The behavior of two reduced-scale concrete bridge decks subjected to simulated wheel loads was evaluated in a series of tests. One slab was reinforced in accordance with AASHTO requirements;...*

Concrete Members Under Combined Torsion and Shear

*The behaviour of reinforced concrete members subjected to combined torsion and shear is studied in this investigation. An analysis is developed for predicting the deformations at all levels...*

A Shear Lag Anomaly

*This technical note reports an interesting phenomenon associated with shear lag in the flanges of box girders that is quite contrary to well established ideas concerning this subject....*

Limit Analysis without Mechanism Generation

*It is demonstrated that the static approach to collapse load analysis for frames can be implemented without mechanism generation and virtual work. In addition, the amount of programming...*

Shearing Stress due to Prestress in Variable Depth Beam

*General formulas to estimate shearing stress in prestressed concrete beams due to prestress force are given. These equations also can be used to calculate dead load and live load moment...*

Probabilistic Description of Hurricane Wind Speeds

*Information is presented on the parameters of the best fitting Weibull distribution estimated for simulated hurricane windspeeds. The effect of the assumption that an Extreme Type I distribution,...*

2-D Finite Element Analysis of Massive RC Structures

*Nonlinear analysis of concrete structures using finite elements is discussed. The applications include a thick-walled top-closure for a pressure vessel as well as the delicate problems...*

Lateral Stability of I-Beams with Partial Support

*The lateral torsional buckling behavior of I beams with tension flange restraint is described. Tension flange restraint occurs frequently in continuous beams and indeterminate structures....*

Optimum Design of Prestressed Concrete Tension Members

*A systematic procedure is proposed for the design of prestressed concrete tensile members. The design criteria considered include maximum allowable compression, ultimate strength, safety...*

Meridional Imperfection in Cooling Tower Design: Update

*The effect of meridional imperfection in hyperbolic cooling towers is studied in a continuation of an earlier study by the writers; the present paper takes into account the parallel work...*

Epoxy-Repaired Concrete Walls Under Fire Exposure

*The strength properties and other important parameters regarding the behavior of epoxy repaired concrete walls during fire exposure are experimentally determined. Both ASTM E-119 and the...*

Seismic Design of Steel Buildings

*An approach for the ultimate limit state design of steel buildings against the credible severest earthquake is presented on the basis of energy concept. The safety of a structure is judged...*

Prestressed Concrete Flexural Members: Design

*An alternate method for the design of prestressed concrete flexural members using the service load criteria is presented. The method differs from other available methods, in the sense...*

Load Redistribution of Cracked Girders

*Design of many bridges is controlled by the fatigue requirements. Such control can be minimized if the classification from a non-redundant to redundant structure is selected. Such a classification...*

Circularly Curved Beams under Plane Loads

*The exact 6 x 6 stiffness matrix for a circularly curved beam subjected to loading in its own plane, derived from the governing differential equations and from the finite element procedure,...*

Laterally Loaded Cylinders in Half Space

*The extended Neuber solution which has the curl of a harmonic vector added to Papkovich-Neuber solution is proposed as a useful solution to asymmetric problems referring to cylindrical...*

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