Flexural Rotational Capacity of Spandrel Beams
This paper presents an investigation designed to study the effect of the presence of torsion of the flexural rotational capacity of spandrel beams. Test results from fourteen identical...

Elasto-Plastic Torsion of Axisymmetric Bars
A numerical approach for solving the elasto-plastic torsion problem of axisymmetric bars is presented. The method uses finite elements and a minimum rate principle of plasticity to provide...

First Yield of Edge Beam Stiffened Square Plates
A first yield analysis of uniformly loaded, edge beam supported, square plates is presented. The analysis is based on the Levy solution of the small deflection, equilibrium equations and...

Beams with Torsional and Flexural Loads
The results are presented from an analytical study of wide-flange beams loaded with flexural and torsional loads. Of primary interest has been the determination of maximum design loads,...

Ultimate Torque of Reinforced Rectangular Beams
The ultimate resisting torque of a reinforced concrete member can be considered as the sum of the contributions of concrete and steel. In a reinforced member there is a necessity for minimum...

Free Torsional Vibrations of Suspension Bridges
A generalized theory of free torsional vibration for a wide class of suspension bridges with double lateral systems is developed, taking into account warping of the bridge deck cross section...

Suspension Bridge Vibrations: Computed and Measured
Measured frequencies of a suspension bridge were found to differ from those calculated by a wide margin. The discrepancies were found to be caused by sliding deck joints not sliding at...

Bending and Torsion Interaction of Box Girders
The results obtained from the model studies, as given herein, indicate the following: (1)Present elastic bending and torsional theories are accurate; (2)twelve models, whose elements were...

Torsional Stiffening of I-Girder Webs
The torsional response of box stiffened I-sections has been predicted by two analytical procedures. These methods utilize basic torsion theory and compatibility relationships. One method...

Torsion of Solid and Hollow Rectangular Beams
The derivation of an expression for the St. Venant torsional stiffness of a beam of variable torsional rigidity is given, and this is applied to the evaluation of this stiffness for tapering...

Concrete Beams with Small Opening under Torsion
Based on the familiar skew bending model, methods of analyses are presented in this paper for predicting the strength of plain and reinforced concrete beams that are subjected to torsion...

Biaxial Bending of Beams With or Without Torsion
A theoretical study of biaxially loaded thin-walled beams of open section with and without torsion has been presented. Theoretical analysis includes approximate elastic and inelastic solutions...

Biaxial Bending Tests with or without Torsion
The results of an elastic and inelastic experimental study of biaxially loaded thin-walled mild steel beams with or without torsion have been presented. Laboratory tests conducted on 24...

Torsional Stresses in Circularly Curved Bars
Mathematical formulations and numerical solution techniques are presented for the uniform torsional and constrained warping stress analyses of a composite and anisotropic circularly curved...

Matrix Formulation of Curved Girders
Exact solutions to the linear static behavior including warping torsion of thin-walled spatial curved beam structures are obtained by the displacement formulation through the use of minimum...

Deterministic Torsional Building Response to Winds
The dynamic response of tall buildings to wind loads, including the torsional degree-of-freedom, is investigated using a sinusoidal pseudo-turbulent representation of atmospheric gusts...

Torsional Vibration of Wind-Excited Structures

Plastic Analysis of Torsion and Shear in Reinforced Concrete

Vertical and Torsional Stiffnesses of Cylindrical Footings

Elastic Solution for a Circular Torsional Loading

 

 

 

 

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