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Development of a portal frame system on the basis of component testing

Rhodes, J. and Burns, R. (2006) Development of a portal frame system on the basis of component testing. In: Proceedings of the 18th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2006. University of Missouri.

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Abstract

This paper describes tests carried out on components of a cold-formed steel portal frame system. The main aim of the tests was to validate the design which was initially based on finite element software.