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Title:Bolted Flange Alternatives for Moment -Resisting Connections
Author(s):Amidi, Ala
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Schneider, Stephen P.
Department / Program:Civil Engineering
Discipline:Civil Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Civil
Abstract:These alternative connections eliminated the backing bar, used high quality shop weld, and reduced the high stress and strain demand on the weld. Therefore, the failure of the bottom flange weld did not occur. However, for connections using the bottom girder flange component only, the inelastic mode of failure occurred at the top girder flange weld. Using the reduced flange plate at both the top girder flange and the bottom girder flange was the most effective method to develop large inelastic rotations of the joint with stable hysteretic behavior.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:474 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83517
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9989930
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2000


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