Effect of beam-column joint stiffness on the design of beams

Ferdous, Wahid (2014) Effect of beam-column joint stiffness on the design of beams. In: 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 9-12 Dec 2014, Byron Bay, Australia.

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The infrastructure should be design in such a way that ensures safe, serviceable, durable and economic construction. For the beam design, the joints between beam and column is traditionally considered a
rigid connection which actually not fully rigid and therefore accounted an extra moment leading to structural over-design and subsequently higher cost of beam construction. This paper proposed a
theoretical model for moment and deflection considering the actual stiffness of beam-column joint rather than traditional concept of rigid connection. A concentrated moving load is applied on the beam
with three different support conditions such as fixed both end, simply supported and propped cantilever. This proposed model is then verified theoretically considering known boundary conditions.
Results showed that the proposed theoretical model for moment and deflection of beam perfectly captured the existing beam equations with that specific support conditions and the cost of the beam
construction can be reduced due to considering the actual beam-column joint stiffness.

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Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2015 02:48
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2017 05:26
Uncontrolled Keywords: semi rigid joint, rotational stiffness, moment, deflection
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090506 Structural Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/26700

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