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Development of an Innovative Hybrid-Composite Floor System

Abeysinghe Mudiyanselage, Chanaka Madushan Abeysinghe, Thambiratnam, D.P., & Perera, N.J. (2011) Development of an Innovative Hybrid-Composite Floor System. In Topping, B.H.V & Tsompanakis, Y. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Civil-Comp Press, Chania, Crete, Greece.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the research carried out towards the development of a hybrid-composite floor plate systems (HCFPS) using polyurethane (PU), glass-fibre reinforced cement (GRC) and thin perforated steel laminate. HCFPS is configured in such a way where positive inherent properties of individual component materials are combined to offset any weakness and achieve the optimum performance. Finite Element modeling of HCFPS with ABAQUS 6.9-1, comparative studies of HCFPS with the steel deck composite system and experimental investigations which will be carried out are briefly described in the paper.

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ID Code: 49528
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: hybrid-composite floor plate systems, performance characteristics, FE modelling, comparative studies, analysis and design
DOI: 10.4203/ccp.96.53
ISBN: 978-1-905088-47-8
ISSN: 1759-3433
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Civil-Comp Limited
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Deposited On: 04 Apr 2012 12:50
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2014 04:37

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