Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composite Columns

CFRP Cables for Large Structures

Load-Deflection Performance of FRP Grating-Concrete Composites

Cyclical Testing of Concrete Beams Reinforced With Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Grids

Development of Composites for Civil Engineering

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

A Prestressed Kevlar/FRP Structural System: Effects of Cable, Post and Main Member Stiffness

Transverse Shearing of Novel Honeycomb Cores

Wang's Equation for Ice Forces From a Pressure Ridge
Yung-shih (Tony) Wang has presented an equation for the breaking loads from a multiyear pressure ridge on a conical structure. The three distances that define the position of the plastic...

Simplified Second-Order Inelastic Analysis for Steel Frame Design
Several current approaches are outlined that account for the spreading of plasticity in a second-order inelastic analysis of frames. The approaches are based on modifications to the simple...

Structural Shape Optimization: An Implementable Algorithm
A computational algorithm for optimal shape design of linearly elastic structures is presented. For this problem continuum as well as discrete formulations have been developed and analyzed...

A Regional Mapping Procedure for Finite Element Mesh Design
The paper summarizes our recent work in the development of practical algorithms for the automated mesh design in finite element stress analysis. A regional mixed mesh improvement procedure...

Propagating Buckles in Deep-Water Pipelines
A procedure is presented for the analysis of propagating buckles in deep-water pipelines. Results pertaining to quasistatic and dynamic buckles are summarized and compared with available...

Axial Force-Moment Interaction in System Reliability
For rigid-plastic structures with random resistances and loads, a technique is presented that identifies critical failure modes considering the effect of axial force-moment interaction...

Perplexing Issues in Concrete Softening
We explore some of the proposed techniques for modeling 'softening' via the constitutive model. We seek a framework which is both theoretically sound and physically...

A Theory of Porous Plasticity at Low Triaxiality
A simple multiaxial theory of plasticity which is capable of taking into account the influence of pore shape at low concentration is developed for an isotropic porous material at a triaxiality...

One Surface Model for Concrete with Non-Associated Damage Rule
The general formulation of a continuum theory for the inelasticity of concrete is derived. The internal theory of thermodynamics is used and the dissipation inequality is established....

Modelling of Tubes with Large Plastic Deformation
A thin circular tube laterally compressed between two rigid plates is investigated for its load(P)-displacement(Δ) behaviour. The moving hinge concept yields a good prediction compared...

Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Frames with Bending Moments and Axial Force Interaction
A menu driven computer program has been developed for Nonlinear analysis of plane framed structures. This program utilizes the stiffness method. Only material nonlinearity has been considered....

Foias-Temam Approximations of Attractors for Galloping Oscillators
A method for the algebraic approximation of attractors recently developed by Foias and Temam is adapted for application to autonomous galloping oscillators. We compare results obtained...

 

 

 

 

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