# Elastic Stability of Tapered Beam-Columns

*The behavior of axially loaded columns and beam-columns of uniform cross sections has been extensively investigated in both the elastic and inelastic ranges. In various practical situations,...*

Lateral Stability of Welded Light Trusses

*An analysis based on the work energy principle is presented for the elastic lateral stability of light continuous chord trusses supported laterally at equidistant points along both chords....*

Curved Beam Stiffness Coefficients

*A three-dimensional stiffness coefficient matrix for constant cross section curved beams is derived. This matrix relates the beam end point rotations and translations to the internal moments,...*

Inelastic Deflections of Beams

*Design techniques for determining inelastic deflections of beams made from gradual-yielding materials are investigated. New as well as existing methods are presented and evaluated. Factors...*

BED Analogy for Analysis of Box Girders

*An analysis for a box girder cell with deformable cross section and flexible interior diaphragms is developed using an analogy to the theory of beams on elastic foundations. The analogy...*

Shear Buckling of Unstiffened Hybrid Beams

*An investigation of the web buckling strength of hybrid beams was conducted with the specific objective of determining the maximum web slenderness ratio for unstiffened webs to prevent...*

Analysis of Box Girders with Diaphragms

*Analyses based on thin-walled beam theory are presented for multicell box girders of deformable cross section. The influence of flexible interior diaphragms on stresses arising from deformation...*

Inelastic H-Columns Under Biaxial Bending

*A numerical procedure is presented for determining the displacements of an isolated H-column loaded eccentrically with respect to both principal axes of the end cross sections. The procedure...*

Simplifications in Minimal Design of Frames

*A new method of minimum volume design of frames with continuously varying cross-sectional area is introduced. It relies exclusively on statical considerations and does not involve kinematical...*

Uncased Pipeline Crossings of Railroads and Highways

Control Point in a Lateral Spillway Channel

*To calculate the water surface profile in a lateral spillway channel, it is necessary to determine a control point. The control may be located downstream, with subcritical flow everywhere...*

Profiles of the Round Turbulent Jet in A Cross Flow

*The shape of a jet issuing normal to a uniform cross wind has been studied experimentally for a large range of jet-to-wind velocity ratios,*R ,...

The Mechanics of Dispersion in Natural Streams

*A method is given for predicting longitudinal dispersion coefficients in natural streams. The analysis is based on recognition that transverse velocity gradients (rather than the previously...*

Pipeline Failures Guide Highway Crossing Practice

*A Federal Power Commission survey and report on failures of natural gas transmission pipelines, and their causes is discussed. Its findings on safety regulations of the States and proposed...*

Arch Dam Layout Facilitated By Use of Computer

*Computer application is used to simplify the layout of a variable thickness arch dam of double curvature. With prescribed, though flexible, relationships given for the angles subtended,...*

Shallow Water Waves in Canals of Variable Section

*New theoretical solutions are derived for shallow water small amplitude waves in rectangular cross-sectional channels that have their depth and their width varying in the form of a polynomial....*

Earthquake Response of Earth Dams

*The widely used shear wedge approach for earthquake analysis of earth dams is compared with a two-dimensional dynamic stress analysis technique which uses the finite element concept. Natural...*

Stability of a Bar Under Eccentric Follower Force

*A uniform cantilevered bar subjected at the free end to an eccentric, compressive follower force is considered. It is shown that, for cross sections having two axes of symmetry and vanishing...*

Effects of Cold-Forming on Light-Gage Steel Members

*Cold-forming causes significant changes in the mechanical properties of certain light-gage steel members. The average yield strength in a cold-formed section may be as much as 70% larger...*

Model for Compression of Elastic-Plastic Cylinders

*The post-buckling behavior of a circular thin-walled cylinder under axial load is analyzed with the aid of a geometric model which takes into account the undistorted ends. The analysis,...*

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