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Warping constant of steel section

Yong, Jitt Ching (2003) Warping constant of steel section. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

This project report is aimed to study the warping behaviour of steel section. The main objective of this study is to obtain relationship of warping displacement and warping constant. In BS5950, there is already a basic derivation of warping constant with its relationship with the geometry of cross section. Somehow, this formula is unsuitable to be applied for some section member such as corrugated I-beam. Modifying the formula needs a lot of study and research; it is not economic both in cost and time. To overcome this, there comes a suggestion. There might be a relationship between warping displacements of member with different cross section as they are using the same material. By developing a relationship between warping constant and warping displacement, it is easy to find the warping constant of abnormal section with condition that we know its warping displacement. But, there is no reference available for the relationship governing the warping constant and warping displacement. In order to achieve the objectives, finite element analysis is camed out. Each parameter that affects the warping displacement and warping constant is under the consideration and been studied.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam - Struktur)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2003; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Hanim Osman
Uncontrolled Keywords:steel, warping displacement, warping constant
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:7403
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:17 Feb 2009 03:15
Last Modified:03 Sep 2012 04:59

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