FE investigation of failure modes at the soffit of a steel plated RC beam
thesisposted on 2014-11-21, 11:30 authored by Mohammad Arsalan Khan
In recent decades, a significant research has been carried out towards understanding the behaviour of plated beam. Initially designed to achieve a desired capacity, the plated beams prematurely fail in undesirable modes of failure, such as debonding and peeling. The uncertainty related with such modes of failure poses a real challenge towards quantifying them. This field is far from being clearly understood. Therefore, an attempt is made in this thesis to accurately predict the behaviour of adhesively plated beams. [Continues.]
Research Studentship awarded by the School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, UK
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
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NotesA Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.