5-7 December 2018 - Hong Kong, China

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Ninth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS 2018)


DESIGN METHOD IMPROVEMENTS FOR TRAPEZOIDALLY CORRUGATED WEB GIRDERS

 

Bence Jáger 1*, Balázs Kövesdi 1 and László Dunai 1

1 Department of Structural Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary

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DOI:10.18057/ICASS2018.P.143

ABSTRACT:

Steel corrugated web girders are increasingly used in buildings, industrial halls and bridges due to their well-known advantages. Numerous researchers highlighted and studied the advantages and favorable properties of the trapezoidally corrugated web girders in the past. However, there are only a limited number of available design proposals for the resistance calculation of trapezoidally corrugated web girders. The current research focuses on the authors’ contribution to recover this lack of information and to improve the economic design of corrugated web girders. In frame of the research activity standard conform design procedures are developed providing both analytical resistance models and proposals for FEM based design approaches for the design of corrugated web girders. The design proposals are developed based on comprehensive experimental, analytical and numerical studies. The current paper collects and introduces the completed and on-going research activities and the improved design proposals developed by the BME Department of Structural Engineering within the last 10 years.

Keywords:

Corrugated web; Trapezoidal web; Resistance model development; Interaction models; FEM based design

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IMPORTANT DATES

First call for paper:
1 January 2018
Abstract submission: (CLOSED)
1 April 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance:
on or before 16 April 2018 
Full paper submission: 
15 July 2018
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1 August 2018
Notification of full paper acceptance:
31 August 2018
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31 October 2018
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1 November 2018
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