oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - Symmetrical and antisymmetrical buckling of unbraced frames



The results are reported of a second-order, elastic buckling investigation of single-bay unbraced frames, failing in the plane of bending. In the analysis the differential equations for the were used taking into account the finite displacements induced by the loads before buckling occurs. The ensuing frame buckling functions were solved for numerical cases by means of a computer program developed by the author for this purpose. The resulting have been incorporated in a non-dimensional failure load graph covering the full elastic and inelastic failure range for frames of the nature investigated.


Article metrics loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error