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Limiting sway for unnbraced steel frame with column bending on minor axis

Mahmood, Md. Tahir and Mirasa, Karim and Osman, Mohd.Hanim (1998) Limiting sway for unnbraced steel frame with column bending on minor axis. Jurnal Teknologi (29). pp. 7-21. ISSN 0127-9696

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Abstract

The proposed method is presented for the design of multi-storey steel frames to limiting values of horizontal sway deflection. The frame is divided into statically determinate sub-frames by assuming points of contraflexture. Allowance for steelwork costs is then used, together with slope-deflection analysis, to derive equations for optimum design. This method is suitable for hand calculation. A series of rigid jointed unbraced steel frames was studied with column bending on minor axis. The accuracy of the design equation was found to be good by comparison with linear elastic computer analysis. Ultimate limit state and serviceability limit state were checked for the frames.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cold-formed steel section, roof truss system, section capacities, C-section, hat-section
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:7940
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:12 Nov 2012 04:09
Last Modified:12 Nov 2012 04:18

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