Punching shear failure of welded rectangular hollow section joints in aluminium

W.W.J. Manders, Johan Maljaars, Bruno Belin, Mladen Lukić

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

1 Downloads (Pure)

Samenvatting

The strength and stability of aluminium structures are expected to be determined with formulas from the design standards for aluminium structures. In Europe, the latter are represented by Eurocode 9. In case structural components are made of hollow sections, widely used in the aluminium built environment, Eurocode 9 does not provide design rules for welded joints of such components. From research in the field of steel structures it is known that various failure mechanisms exist for hollow section joints. The punching shear failure mode has been investigated in this research by experimental and numerical research. The focus was on the capture of the instance of fracture in a finite element model and determination of the corresponding ultimate resistance. Structural engineers can use the design equation provided here in daily practice. The equation can also be considered for inclusion in Eurocode 9. This publication is the first one aiming at that goal.
Originele taal-2Engels
Pagina's (van-tot)119-142
Aantal pagina's22
TijdschriftConstruction Métallique
Volume2019
Nummer van het tijdschrift2
StatusGepubliceerd - 4 jul 2019

Vingerafdruk Duik in de onderzoeksthema's van 'Punching shear failure of welded rectangular hollow section joints in aluminium'. Samen vormen ze een unieke vingerafdruk.

  • Citeer dit