DEFORMATION OF A SCAFFOLD SUPPORT

VERFORMUNGSVERHALTEN EINES LEHRGERUEST-STUETZENJOCHES

IDEAL RIGIDITIES OF TUBE COUPLING BRACES ARE TO BE WORKED OUT FROM HORIZONTAL DISPLACEMENTS MEASURED AT VARIOUS STAGES OF LOADING. FOUR SERIES OF TESTS ARE TO BE UNDERTAKEN WHICH ARE INTENDED TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT OF LOADING HISTORY AND POSSIBLE REINFORCEMENT AND ALSO THE EFFECTS OF THE ONSET OF CORROSION ON THE DEFORMATION OF THE TUBE COUPLING BRACES.