Steel Compression Member Design in the 1994 Canadian Standard
The 1994 edition of CSA Standard S 16.1-M94, Limit states design of steel structures (CSA 1994) contains explicit methods for computing the compressive resistance of monosymmetric and...

Nonlinear Buckling Response of Single Layer Latticed Barrel Vaults
Elastic overall buckling of single layer latticed barrel vault roof structures under static vertical loading is investigated using a fully nonlinear finite element solution procedure and...

Buckling of Single Layer Latticed Dome under Uniform Gravity Load
This paper reports on experiment and numerical analysis relating the buckling of a single layer latticed dome under uniformly distributed nodal gravity load at the dome central portion....

Buckling of Guyed Towers
The buckling load of a column guyed in a plane by symmetric guy wires is considered. The column is built-in at the ground, supported at the top by guy wires, and is loaded by a vertical...

Interactive Buckling Analysis of Stiffened Shells Using Pregnant Sheel Elements
Two distinctive modes of failure dominate the failure of stiffened plates and shells, viz. the short-wave local mode and the long-wave overall mode. A new finite element technique which...

Buckling of Cylindrical Storage Tanks Due to Unsymmetric Lateral Wind Load
Non-linear finite element analysis is used to study the elastic stability of cylindrical storage tanks subjected to unsymmetrical loads. These cylindrical shells are assumed to be fixed...

Design Optimization of an All-FRP Short-Span Bridge
The objectives of this study are: a) to determine the feasibility of designing an all-FRP bridge, and b) to demonstrate the usefulness of optimization techniques in the design of FRP superstructures....

Composite Beams: Redistribution, Reliability, and Lateral Buckling
Research relevant to three aspects of the design of composite beams for ultimate limit states is summarized. These are: the redistribution in continuous beams and in framed structures...

Response of Space Trusses During Progressive Failure

Collapse Load Calculated by Probability Based Analysis Compared to Full Scale Tower Test Results

Dynamic Effects of Progressive Member Failure on the Response of Truss Structures

Postbuckling Behavior of Stiffened Composite Shell Panels
The paper summarizes the current status of an ongoing study on the postbuckling behavior of thick and moderately thick composite stiffened shells. Axially compressed moderately thick panels...

Variational Solutions of the Von Karman Plate Theory Based on a Mixed Formulation
A mixed formulation, involving the transverse deflection w(x,y) and the in-plane stress function F(x,y) as the unknown variables, will be used to obtain improved variational solutions...

Crushing Response of Energy Absorbing Composite Structure
A description of why and how composite structures crush and absorb energy is presented. The three primary crushing modes of composite structure (transverse shearing, lamina bending and...

Finite Element Large Deflection Analysis of Cylindrical Shells with Different Types of Cutouts
Nonlinear finite element is used to find the elastic buckling load and the maximum deflection for cylindrical shells subjected to unsymmetrical pressures due to wind. These shells are...

Locally Buckled Plastic Hinge Behavior Under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading Condition
In order to clarify the influences of local buckling under monotonic and cyclic loading conditions, experimental studies were carried out on W8x10 A-36 structural steel members subjected...

Reliability Analysis of Plates with Initial Deflection by Entropy Model
Reliability analysis of postbuckling strength is discussed on rectangular plates with initial deflections whose statistical mechanism is estimated by the maximum entropy criteria. Assuming...

Critical Buckling Load Statistics of an Uncertain Column
The objective of this paper is to examine the statistics of the buckling load of a column with uncertain material properties. The elastic modulus is assumed to be a random process that...

Optimal Fiber Distribution for Composite Plates

Prediction of Local Flange Buckling in Pultruded Shapes by Finite Element Analysis

 

 

 

 

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