Picture of a black hole

Strathclyde Open Access research that creates ripples...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde physicists involved in observing gravitational waves and black hole mergers as part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) - but also other internationally significant research from the Department of Physics. Discover why Strathclyde's physics research is making ripples...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Buckling load capacity of stainless steel columns subjected to concentric and eccentric loading

Rhodes, James and Macdonald, Martin and Kotelko, Maria and McNiff, W. (2001) Buckling load capacity of stainless steel columns subjected to concentric and eccentric loading. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures: Advances and Developments. Elsevier, London, UK, pp. 225-232. ISBN 0080439551

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

This paper describes the results obtained from a series of compression tests performed on cold formed stainless steel Type 304 columns of lipped channel cross-section. The cross section dimensions, the column length and the eccentricity of the applied compressive load are varied to examine the effects on the buckling load capacity of the columns. The results obtained from the tests and from a finite element analysis are compaired to those obtained from the relevant design specifications in America and in Europe. Conclusions are drawn on the basis of comparisons.