Analysis of corrugated steel web girders by an efficient beam bending theory

Chawalit Machimdamrong, Eiichi Watanabe, Tomoaki Utsunomiya

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Abstract

An elastic beam bending theory for analysis of prestressed concrete girders with corrugated steel web is derived by the application of the variational principle. The theory is a shear deformable beam theory which is based on three displacement fields and is similar to the classical Timoshenko beam theory. A two-node linear finite element with full and reduced integration of the theory is provided. It is then used to analyze simply supported and continuous I- and box-girders. Their predicted results are found in good agreement with those by the 3D finite element analysis. A simplified theory which is similar to the proposed theory by Kato et al. (2002) is also discussed and included in appendix.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131s-142s
JournalStructural Engineering/Earthquake Engineering
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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