DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/ced.2.1.pp.%2037-42

A RATIONAL BUCKLING MODEL FOR THROUGH GIRDERS

Hasan Santoso

Abstract


Buckling of a through girder generally is predicted by the so called U-frame approach which treats the compressed top flanges as compression members restrained elastically by the web stiffness. This study used a line-type finite element analysis to examine buckling behaviour of through girders, both a single span girder and a continuous girder. The elastic buckling loads were plotted for a range of span to height ratio.

Keywords


U-frame, through girder, distorsional buckling

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/ced.2.1.pp.%2037-42



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