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


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: Slabs | Load factors | Critical loads | Elastic analysis | Steel structures | Steel frames | Stiffening | Biaxial loads

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search