Ultimate load behaviour of box-columns under combined loading of axial compression and torsion

Mahendran, M. & Murray, N. (1990) Ultimate load behaviour of box-columns under combined loading of axial compression and torsion. Thin-Walled Structures, 9(1-4), pp. 91-120.

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This paper describes a study of the theoretical and experimental behaviour of box-columns of varying b/t ratios under loadings of axial compression and torsion and their combinations. Details of the testing rigs and the testing methods, the results obtained such as the load-deflection curves and the interaction diagrams, and experimental observations regarding the behaviour of box-models and the types of local plastic mechanisms associated with each type of loading are presented. A simplified rigid-plastic analysis is carried out to study the collapse behaviour of box-columns under these loadings, based on the observed plastic mechanisms, and the results are compared with those of experiments.

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ID Code: 62795
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Special Volume on Thin-Walled Structures: Developments in Theory and Practice
Keywords: Box-columns, Combined loading of axial compression and torsion, Simplified rigid-plastic analysis
DOI: 10.1016/0263-8231(90)90040-6
ISSN: 0263-8231
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1990 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Thin-Walled Structures. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Thin-Walled Structures, [VOL 9, ISSUE 1-4, (1990)] DOI: 10.1016/0263-8231(90)90040-6
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