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Local Buckling of Steel Plates in Double Skin Composite Panels under Biaxial Compression and Shear

Liang, Qing Quan and Uy, Brian and Wright, Howard D and Bradford, Mark A (2004) Local Buckling of Steel Plates in Double Skin Composite Panels under Biaxial Compression and Shear. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 130 (3). pp. 443-451. ISSN 0733-9445

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Abstract

Steel plates in double skin composite (DSC) panels are restrained by a concrete core and welded stud shear connectors at discrete positions. Local buckling of steel plates in DSC panels may occur in a unilateral mode between stud shear connectors when subjected to combined states of stresses. This paper studies the local and post-local buckling strength of steel plates in DSC panels under biaxial compression and in-plane shear by using the finite element method. Critical local buckling interaction relationships are presented for steel plates with various boundary conditions that include the shear stiffness effects of stud shear connectors. A geometric and material nonlinear analysis is employed to investigate the post-local buckling interaction strength of steel plates in biaxial compression and shear. The initial imperfections of steel plates, material yielding and the nonlinear shear-slip behavior of stud shear connectors are considered in the nonlinear analysis. Design models for critical buckling and ultimate strength interactions are proposed for determining the maximum stud spacing and ultimate strength of steel plates in DSC panels.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biaxial stress, local buckling, double skin composite panels, finite element analysis, post-local buckling; shear
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0905 Civil Engineering
RFCD Classification > 290000 Engineering and Technology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: Dr Qing Quan Liang
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 01:55
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 23:13
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15248
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2004)130:3(443)
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Citations in Scopus: 19 - View on Scopus

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