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See detailComposite joints in robust building frames
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

(2008, July)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional actions. Accordingly, a European RFCS ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional actions. Accordingly, a European RFCS project entitled “Robust structures by joint ductility” has been set up in 2004, for three years, with the aim to provide requirements and practical guidelines for the design of steel and composite structures under exceptional actions. In this project, the importance of the structural joints has been shown; as a particular case, these ones experience additional high tying forces after the loss of a column, as a result of the development of membrane forces in the beams located just above the damaged column. Moreover a reversal of moments occurs in some joints. In this paper design models for the evaluation of the mechanical properties of joints in such extreme situations are presented. References are made to recent tests on joints in isolation and joints in frames recently achieved at Stuttgart and at Liège University in the framework of the above-mentioned RFCS project. [less ▲]

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See detailRobustness of structures - behaviour of composite joints
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

in Sixth International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures (2008, June 23)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional loading. Accordingly, a European RFCS ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional loading. Accordingly, a European RFCS project entitled “Robust structures by joint ductility” has been set up in 2004, for three years, with the aim to provide requirements and practical guidelines to ensure the structural integrity of steel and composite structures under exceptional loading through an appropriate robustness. In this project, the importance of the structural joints has been shown; indeed, these ones experience additional high tying forces after the loss of a column, as a result of the development of membrane forces in the beams located just above the damaged column. Moreover a reversal of moments occurs in some joints. In this paper design models for the evaluation of the mechanical properties of joints in such extreme situations are presented. References are made to recent tests on joints in isolation recently achieved in the framework of the above-mentioned RFCS project. [less ▲]

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See detailPrefabricated composite beam-to-concrete filled tube or partially reinforced-concrete-encased column connections for severe seismic and fire loadings
Bursi, Oreste; Ferrario, Fabio; Haller, Mike et al

Book published by European Commission (2008)

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See detailRobust structures by joint ductility
Kuhlmann, Ulrike; Rolle, Lars; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg et al

Book published by European Commission (2008)

In view of recent disasters and their immense economical and human consequences more and more focus is given not only on the safety of structures - to reduce the risk for the life of people by collapse ... [more ▼]

In view of recent disasters and their immense economical and human consequences more and more focus is given not only on the safety of structures - to reduce the risk for the life of people by collapse even under exceptional loading – but on minimizing the disastrous results and to enable a quick rebuilding and reuse. One crucial mean to achieve this aim is the design of redundant robust structures. Robustness prevents the collapse of the total structure when only parts of the structure are damaged or destroyed. To avoid progressive failure, redundant structures with inherent sufficient ductile behaviour allowing deformations when a local failure occurs, have to be built. Redundancy can be achieved by allowing force redistribution within a structural system. Therefore the single sections and joints have to be especially designed and optimized, not necessarily requiring additional fabrication costs. But until now no specific rules for robustness by ductile joints exist. The aim of the present project is to define general requirements for ductile joints as part of a structural system subjected to exceptional unforeseen loading. [less ▲]

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See detailEuropean design recommendations for simple joints in steel structures
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

in Journal of Constructional Steel Research (2008), 64(7-8), 822-832

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See detailIron columns reinforced by FRP under axial compression
Ly, Dong Phuong Lam ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

Report (2008)

Slender iron column reinforced by FRP is sensitive to buckling phenomenon, taking place obviously at a cross-section within the middle segment. An equivalent FRP-iron cross-section can be used to derive ... [more ▼]

Slender iron column reinforced by FRP is sensitive to buckling phenomenon, taking place obviously at a cross-section within the middle segment. An equivalent FRP-iron cross-section can be used to derive the buckling resistance of the composite member by using buckling formulation previously defined for column members. [less ▲]

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See detailIron and FRP materials
Ly, Dong Phuong Lam ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

Report (2008)

Numerical investigations are very helpful to prepare and to plan experimental investigations. The numerical investigations presented within the present section deals with the experimental tests conducted ... [more ▼]

Numerical investigations are very helpful to prepare and to plan experimental investigations. The numerical investigations presented within the present section deals with the experimental tests conducted on iron elements reinforced by FRP in tension, i.e.: - first, to determine the anchorage length requested for the FRP (zone A of the figure 1.1 1) to insure a good stress transfer from the iron member to FRP sheets through bonds without any debonding problem; - and secondly, to predict the effects of FRP sheets on iron elements in tension. [less ▲]

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See detailDevelopment of design rules for iron columns reinforced by FRP
Ly, Dong Phuong Lam ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

Report (2008)

In the available literature, some techniques of reinforcement are proposed: reinforcement with the use of cables, replacement of damage elements, creation of a composite action by connecting the damage ... [more ▼]

In the available literature, some techniques of reinforcement are proposed: reinforcement with the use of cables, replacement of damage elements, creation of a composite action by connecting the damage elements to a concrete slab, etc; but few of them are applicable to the Umberto 1 gallery. The one that seems to be applicable is the FRP (Fibre Reinforcement Polymer) technique. The behaviour of composite elements composed of FRP and steel members under tension seems to be known, but little information is available as far as the behaviour of such elements in compression. Following the "Iron meeting" held in Naples on June 8th, 2006, tests on stocky elements with and without FRP are planned to be performed in tension and in compression to identify the effect of FRP on such elements. In addition, tests on slender columns will be performed with and without FRP to investigate the influence of the latter on the buckling resistance. All the tests will be accompanied by coupon tests to identify the mechanical properties of the constitutive material of the tested specimens (Liège contribution to WP7). Based on the test campaign, analytical design rules founded on an elastic approach have been developed for the computation of the resistance of iron columns reinforced by FRP; these rules are detailed in the present section and reflect the contribution of the University of Liège to WP9. [less ▲]

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See detailTests on iron materials
Ly, Dong Phuong Lam ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

Report (2008)

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See detailNumerical, analytical and experimental investigations on the response of steel and composite buildings further the loss of a column
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Luu, Nguyen Nam Hai ULg

in Proceedings of the Colloquium on structural design of constructions subjected to exceptional or accidental actions (2008)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events. Accord-ing to Eurocodes and some ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events. Accord-ing to Eurocodes and some different other national design codes, the structural integrity of civil engineering constructions should be ensured through appropriate measures but, in most of the cases, no precise practical guidelines on how to achieve this goal are provided. A European RFCS project entitled “Robust structures by joint ductility” has been set up in 2004, for three years, with the aim to provide requirements and practical guidelines ensuring the structural integrity of steel and composite structures under exceptional events through an appropriate robustness. In particular, one substructure test simulating the loss of a column in a composite building has been performed at Liège University. Present paper describes ana-lytical, numerical and experimental investigations carried out at Liège University as part of this European project. [less ▲]

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See detailRecent developments on composite connections
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Klinkhammer, Ralf et al

in Steel Construction - Design and Research Journal (2008), 1

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See detailContribution to the derivation of robustness requirements for steel and composite structures
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

in Proceedings of Advances in steel structures Conference (2007, December)

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See detailExperimental investigations on the behaviour of a composite frame after the loss of a column
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

in Beale, R. G. (Ed.) Proceeding of the 6th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures (2007, July 24)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional loading, i.e. other accidental loads than ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional loading, i.e. other accidental loads than those already taken into consideration in the design process. According to Eurocodes and some other national design codes, the structural integrity of civil engineering structures should be ensured through appropriate measures but, in most of the cases, no precise practical guidelines on how to achieve this goal are provided. Even basic requirements to fulfil are generally not clearly expressed. An European RFCS project called “Robust structures by joint ductility” has been set up in 2004, for three years, with the aim to provide requirements and practical guidelines allowing to ensure the structural integrity of steel and composite structures under exceptional loading through an appropriate robustness. This project involves analytical, numerical and experimental investigations; in particular, one substructure test simulating the loss of a column in a composite building, because of an unexpected impact, was performed in September 2006 at the University of Liège. This paper describes the experimental test carried out at the University of Liège, as part of this European project, and the first interpretation of the results. [less ▲]

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See detailRobustness - Robust structures by joint ductility
Kuhlmann, Ulrike; Rölle, Lars; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg et al

in Wald, F.; Mazzolani, F.; Byfield, M. (Eds.) et al Urban Habitat Constructions under Catastrophic Events (2007, March 30)

In view of recent disasters and their immense economical and human consequences more and more focus is given not only on the safety of structures - to reduce the risk for the life of people by collapse ... [more ▼]

In view of recent disasters and their immense economical and human consequences more and more focus is given not only on the safety of structures - to reduce the risk for the life of people by collapse even under exceptional loading – but on minimizing the disastrous results and to enable a quick rebuilding and reuse. One crucial mean to achieve this aim is the design of redundant robust structures. Robustness prevents the collapse of the total structure when only parts of the structure are damaged or destroyed. To avoid progressive failure, redundant structures with inherent sufficient ductile behaviour allowing deformations when a local failure occurs, have to be built. Redundancy can be achieved by allowing force redistribution within a structural system. Therefore the single sections and joints have to be especially designed and optimized, not necessarily requiring additional fabrication costs. But until now no specific rules for robustness by ductile joints exist. The aim of the present project is to define general requirements for ductile joints as part of a structural system subjected to exceptional unforeseen loading. [less ▲]

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See detailEurocode 4 EN 1994: Exemples d'application au calcul des structures mixtes acier - béton
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Maquoi, René ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg et al

in Jaspart, Jean-Pierre; Maquoi, René; Demonceau, Jean-François (Eds.) et al Eurocode 4 EN 1994: Exemples d'application au calcul des structures mixtes acier - béton (2007)

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See detailRecent investigations on the behaviour of buildings after the loss of a column
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Luu, Nguyen Nam Hai ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

in Dubina, Dan; Ungureanu, Viorel (Eds.) Steel: a new and traditional material for building (2006, September 20)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events. According to Eurocodes and some ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events. According to Eurocodes and some different other national design codes, the structural integrity of civil engineering structures should be ensured through appropriate measures but, in most of the cases, no precise practical guidelines on how to achieve this goal are provided. An European RFCS project entitled “Robust structures by joint ductility” has been set up in 2004, for three years, with the aim to provide requirements and practical guidelines allowing to ensure the structural integrity of steel and composite structures under exceptional events through an appropriate robustness. In particular, one substructure test simulating the loss of a column in a composite building will be performed at Liège University. The present paper described first analytical and numerical studies carried out at Liège University as part of this European project. [less ▲]

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See detailApplicability of composite structures to sway frames
Bitar, D.; Caramelli, S.; Salvatore, W. et al

Book published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities (2006)

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See detailElements de construction mixte
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Maquoi, René ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

Learning material (2006)

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