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Author Bock, M. ♦ Mirada, F. X. ♦ Real, E.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Korean Society of Steel Construction
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword cold-formed sections ♦ concentrated loads ♦ numerical analyses ♦ stainless steel ♦ statistical validation ♦ web crippling ♦ Civil Engineering ♦ Structural Mechanics ♦ Materials Science
Abstract This paper presents a statistical evaluation according to Annex D of EN 1990 (2002) of a new resistance function for web crippling design of cold-formed stainless steel cross-sections. This resistance function was derived by Bock et al. (2013) through the use of carefully validated numerical models with the aim to propose a design expression for stainless steel sections, which are currently designed following the provisions for cold-formed carbon steel sections given in EN 1993-1-3 (2006). Although it was shown that the proposed design equation is appropriate for application to various stainless steels, the statistical uncertainties in material properties that the different types of stainless steels exhibit require an assessment of various partial safety factors. The statistical assessment showed that the proposed resistance function by Bock et al. (2013) requires adjustment to satisfy the safety level set out in EN 1993-1-4 (2006); A recalibration is performed herein. The web crippling design provisions given in EN 1993-1-3 (2006) and SEI/ASCE 8-02 (2002) American standard for application to stainless steel are also statistically evaluated herein. Comparison with test and numerical data showed that the predictions of the recalibrated resistance function are better suited and consistent than existing design provisions.
ISSN 15982351
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-03-31
Publisher Place Heidelberg
e-ISSN 20936311
Journal International Journal of Steel Structures
Volume Number 15
Issue Number 1
Page Count 18
Starting Page 227
Ending Page 244


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