WEB SLENDERNESS REQUIREMENTS FOR CURVED GIRDERS

THE STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN TRANSVERSELY AND/OR LONGITUDINALLY STIFFENED CYLINDRICAL WEB PANELS OF HORIZONTALLY CURVED GIRDERS SUBJECTED TO AN APPLIED MOMENT IS STUDIED ANALYTICALLY. BOTH THE MEMBRANE STATES OF STRESS IN THE PLANE OF THE WEB BENDING STRESSES RESULTING FROM THE CURVATURE OF THE PANEL ARE CONSIDERED. A SIMPLIFIED MODEL OF THE WEB AS A SERIES OF ARCHES IS DEVELOPED. AN APPROXIMATE SOLUTION FOR THE MODEL BASED ON A RAYLEIGH-RITZ PROCEDURE IS OBTAINED. THE INFLUENCE OF CURVATURE AND LONGITUDINAL STIFFENING ON THE RESULTING STRESSES IN CURVED WEBS IS PRESENTED. DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR WEB DEPTH-TO-THICKNESS RATIOS ARE ESTABLISHED. /ASCE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • PROC PAPER 9620
  • Authors:
    • Culver, C G
    • Dym, C L
    • Uddin, T
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

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  • Accession Number: 00209920
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 1973 12:00AM