Investigating the role of gradual yielding in stainless steel columns and beams by virtual testing

Petr Hradil, Asko Talja

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    Abstract

    The metallic materials such as stainless steels are well known for the pronounced rounded shape of their stress-strain diagram. However, this material nonlinearity may change locally due to the fabrication, and therefore the load-displacement response of the structural member is not always the same as the stress-strain relation of the original material. The aim of this paper is to study the sensitivity of member resistance to the changes of gradual yielding rate in fabricated columns and beams.We used the automated finite element virtual experiments to demonstrate the effect of fabrication on the overall buckling of columns and beams.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013
    EditorsAlphonse Zingoni
    PublisherCRC Press
    Chapter242
    Pages1459-1464
    ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-22776-9
    ISBN (Print)978-1-1380-0061-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013 - Cape Town, South Africa
    Duration: 2 Sept 20134 Sept 2013

    Conference

    Conference5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013
    Abbreviated titleSEMC 2013
    Country/TerritorySouth Africa
    CityCape Town
    Period2/09/134/09/13

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