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The performance of low-rise open span heavy steel structures in extreme winds

by Joe R. Charlton

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  • STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

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    This report is an engineering study of the field performance of open span low-rise steel frame structures that have been subjected to extreme wind events such as hurricanes and tornadoes. The wind velocities in these events either approached or slightly exceeded the normal design values specified in ASCE 7-95. This report focuses specifically on the performance of heavy steel structures and does not include pre-engineered metal buildings. All types of building failures are observed and analyzed in this report, including roofing and secondary cladding component failures as well as main structural failures. In each case study, the probable cause of failure is determined and through an analysis of the different case studies, patterns of failure are identified. Through an analysis of the patterns of failure, recommendations for general design improvements are made and areas requiring further study are identified. The study found that the main structural systems of heavy steel structures performed very well in these extreme winds. Virtually no damage was observed to any of the components of the main structural systems of the buildings, even when the wind velocities exceeded design values by as much as 30 percent. However, the components and cladding did not perform as well. In almost every instance of failure, at least some portion of the roof decking was removed. In most cases the damaged area was restricted to the windward edge of the roof and wall intersection. Another weak component was the overhead doors. In over half of the instances of damage, the overhead door was the first point of failure. The failure of the overhead door(s) then caused the failure of other building components.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsC393
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 69 leaves ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25303072M
    OCLC/WorldCa640490437

    Choose the INCORRECT statement about open web steel joists: A. The load carrying capacities may be determined directly from the Standard Specifications of the Steel Joist Institute. B. Bridging may be omitted if the joist span is less than 32' C. Open web steel joists may be used in spans greater than ' D. B) A heavy fuel load fire on fifth floor of a story I-beam frame structure with beams supported on steel columns. C) A light fuel load fire on the ground floor of a foot clear span .

    Wind engineering is a subset of mechanical engineering, structural engineering, meteorology, and applied physics that analyzes the effects of wind in the natural and the built environment and studies the possible damage, inconvenience or benefits which may result from wind. In the field of engineering it includes strong winds, which may cause discomfort, as well as extreme winds, . Book Description. Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures contains the plenary lectures and papers presented at the 11th International Conference on STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY (ICOSSAR, New York, NY, USA, June ), and covers major aspects of safety, reliability, risk and life-cycle .

      Full-scale measurements are regarded as the most reliable method to evaluate wind effects on large buildings and structures. Some selected results are presented in this paper from the full-scale measurement of wind effects on a long-span steel roof structure during the passage of Typhoon Fanapi. Some field data, including wind speed and direction, acceleration Cited by: 4. 1 structural load paths in low rise, wood framed structures by peter leroy datin a dissertation presented to the graduate school of the university of florida in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy university of florida page 2 2 peter leroy datin page 3 3 to angie, joshua, emily, and jessica.


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It should be noted that, based. Abstract This paper is a derivative of G, Database-Assisted Wind Load Capacity Estimates for Low-Rise Steel Frames, by Jang, S., et al., intended for publication in the Journal of Structural original paper's abstract was:A comparative study is presented of the estimated wind load capacities of low-rise steel building frames based on Author: S Jang, L L.

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Each year, at least 1 million new single-family homes and townhomes are constructed, along with thousands of multi-family structures, most of which are low-rise apartments. focused on a low-rise steel building designed to be located near Miami, Fla. Simultaneous wind pressure time histories with a prototype duration of about 1 h were obtained from records of 1Graduate Student, Dept.

of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA. Master’s Dissertation Structural Mechanics Report TVSM ERIK HALLEBRAND and WILHELM JAKOBSSON STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS ERIK HALLEBRAND and WILHELM JAKOBSSON.

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Holmes1), Yukio Tamura2), Prem Krishna3) 1)JDH Consulting, P.O. BoxMentone, Victoria,Australia, [email protected] 2)Wind Engineering Research Center, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Iiyama, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan, [email protected] 3)Retired from File Size: KB.More detailed information on the design of steel-framed open-deck parking structures is available in AISC Design Gu OpenDeck, Steel-Framed Parking Structures (Churches, and .