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Monotonic and Cyclic Behaviour of Innovative High Capacity Hybrid Beam-Columns

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posted on 09.05.2017 by FATEMEH JAVIDAN
This thesis investigates the incorporation of high and ultra-high strength steel materials in innovative structural members. The aim of the work is to gain a thorough understanding and promote the application of these materials in construction practice. This research involves component-scale experiments on innovative fabricated sections in addition to comprehensive materials scale studies. Large-scale experiments include compression, bending and interaction loadings applied to understand the performance of high capacity members and evaluate the applicability of available standards provisions. Component-scale cyclic investigations were also performed to extract the seismic behaviour and develop reliable nonlinear models. The material-scale characterisations were done with special focus on heat effects, cyclic hardening and softening, etc. A robust finite element model was also developed employing the experimental results which provides a useful tool for further investigations on hybrid fabricated sections.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Amin Heidarpour Esfarjani

Year of Award

2017

Department, School or Centre

Civil Engineering

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

Doctorate

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering

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