Cross-section crushing behaviour of hat-sections (Part I: Numerical modelling)

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Abstract

Hat-sections are often used to experimentally investigate building sheeting subject to a concentrated load and bending. In car doors, hat-sections are used for side-impact protection. For building sheeting, two types of crushing (by moving yield lines) exist. This article shows that cross-section behaviour can partly be used to explain total section behaviour. This is shown by finite element models of a very small strip dx of the hat-section. The quality of the finite element models for describing moving yield lines is verified.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1143-1154
Number of pages12
JournalThin-Walled Structures
Volume43
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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