Recent development in ductility design of steel structures
The paper presents the development in design methodology of steel structures under strong earthquakes, where the ductility design plays a leader role. The factors influencing this ductility are included in design: effects of strain-rate for near-field earthquakes and accumulation of plastic rotations for far-field earthquakes, ultimate limit state due to plastic deformations or to ductile or brittle fracture.
Bibliographic Reference: A paper published in "Improvement of buildings' structural quality by new technologies": Proceedings of the international seminar, Lisbon, 19 and 20 April 2002. EUR 20728. pp.99-111. Euro: 35
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ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-5684-1
Record Number: 200327115 / Last updated on: 2003-11-21
Original language: en
Available languages: en