Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections

V. Maina, Kiyoshi Ono, Y. Mishima, N. Nishimura

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Abstract

After the 1995 Kobe earthquake, Japanese design codes were changed from elastic to plastic design. However, due to the lack of sufficient researches, concrete design specifications for beam-to-column connections of steel frames commonly used in overpasses, were not clearly outlined. The beam-to-column connections determine the strength and ductility of steel frames and therefore it is important to investigate the mechanical behavior of the connections under cyclic loading. Experimental researches into the effects of varying various parameters have been undertaken. However, the data obtained from the experiments has been insufficient due to high costs, extensive manpower and time needed to undertake experiments. Therefore, finite element analysis methods have successfully been used to accurately simulate the structural responses of beam-to-column connections. In this paper, using FEM, the effects of width-thickness ratio parameters on the ultimate strength and ductility of connections are investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event11th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, EASEC-11 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 2008 Nov 192008 Nov 21

Other

Other11th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, EASEC-11
CountryTaiwan, Province of China
CityTaipei
Period08/11/1908/11/21

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Flanges
Ductility
Steel
Overpasses
Finite element method
Earthquakes
Experiments
Concretes
Plastics
Specifications
Costs

Keywords

  • Beam-to-column connections
  • Finite element analysis
  • Seismic performance
  • Steel frames

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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Maina, V., Ono, K., Mishima, Y., & Nishimura, N. (2008). Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections. In EASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction

Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections. / Maina, V.; Ono, Kiyoshi; Mishima, Y.; Nishimura, N.

EASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. 2008.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Maina, V, Ono, K, Mishima, Y & Nishimura, N 2008, Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections. in EASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. 11th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, EASEC-11, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China, 08/11/19.
Maina V, Ono K, Mishima Y, Nishimura N. Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections. In EASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. 2008
Maina, V. ; Ono, Kiyoshi ; Mishima, Y. ; Nishimura, N. / Effect of flange width-thickness ratio parameter on ultimate strength and ductility of steel beam-to-column connections. EASEC-11 - Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. 2008.
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