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Non-linear analysis of a symmetric flush end plate bolted beam-to-column steel connection

Ahmad, Che Husni (2005) Non-linear analysis of a symmetric flush end plate bolted beam-to-column steel connection. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

Most connections that fasten beams to columns are deformable and exhibit a non-linear behaviour between conditions fully fixed and perfectly pinned. Connection flexibility affects both force distribution and deformation in beams and columns of the frame and must be accounted for in a structural analysis. This problem can be solved by conducting a non-linear analysis, which addresses both the geometric non-linearity and connection flexibility. The linear elastic analysis assumes that the deformations are relatively small and the equilibrium equations can be formulated with respect to initial geometry. To see the differences between the above approaches on moment capacity of the connection, a model of A Symmetric Flush End Plate Bolted Beam-to-Column connection model has been analysed using both approaches above. This model will be made similar to the model that had an experimental data for verification.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Engineering (Civil and Structure) -Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2005; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shahrin Mohammad
Uncontrolled Keywords:beam-to-column connections, non-linear analysis, linear analysis, structural analysis
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:5293
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:07 Apr 2008 04:17
Last Modified:18 Jul 2012 06:55

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