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Finite Element Analysis of Elliptical Stub CFT Columns

Jamaluddin, N. and Lam, D. and Ye, J. (2009) Finite Element Analysis of Elliptical Stub CFT Columns. In: Steel Concrete Composite and Hybrid Structures. Research Publishing Services, Singapore, pp. 265-270. ISBN 978-981-08-3068-7

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Abstract

Elliptical concrete filled tube (CFT) was modelled using finite element method to predict the structural characteristics such as strength, stiffness and ductility. The effects of tube thickness and concrete strengths were examined by using three nominal thicknesses (4mm, 5 mm and 6 mm) and three concrete grades (C30, C60 and C100) as concrete infill, nonlinearities of materials were taken into account in the analysis. The results of columns strength and load-axial shortening curves are discussed. The paper concludes that the factors such as thicknesses and concrete strength do have an influence on columns strength and the simulated models were validated using laboratory experimental results.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 54343
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 May 2012 16:16
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:07
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/54343

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