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See detailComposite joints under M-N at elevated temperatures - Experimental investigations and analytical model
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Haremza, Cécile; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg et al

in Proceeding of the Composite Construction VII conference (2013)

The Eurocodes recognise robustness as a way to ensure the structural integrity of a building frame subjected to an unforeseen event and therefore to avoid a so-called “progressive failure” mode in extreme ... [more ▼]

The Eurocodes recognise robustness as a way to ensure the structural integrity of a building frame subjected to an unforeseen event and therefore to avoid a so-called “progressive failure” mode in extreme loading situations. However few practical guidelines exist nowadays which would allow a designer to design a structure accordingly. Within the European RFCS ROBUSTFIRE project, the behaviour of steel and composite car parks subjected to localised fire leading to a column loss was investigated. Under such a scenario, the beam-to-column joints play a key role in the global structural response. Indeed, these joints, initially loaded in bending, may be subjected to elevated temperatures and to combined axial load “N” and bending moment “M”. In this paper, a methodology to predict the mechanical response of bolted composite beam-to-column joints at elevated temperatures under M-N is presented and validated through comparison to experimental tests conducted at the University of Coimbra. [less ▲]

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See detailA "new" design requirement: the mitigation of the progressive collapse of buildings under exceptional loading
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

in Proceedings of the First International Conference of Civil Engineering (2012, November)

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

Recent events such as natural catastrophes or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity to ensure the structural integrity of buildings under an exceptional event. According to the Eurocodes and some different other national design codes, the structural integrity of civil engineering structures should be ensured through appropriate measures but, in most cases, no precise practical guidelines on how to achieve this goal are provided. At Liège University, the robustness of building frames is investigated with the final objective to propose design requirements to mitigate the risk of progressive collapse considering the conventional scenario “loss of a column” further to an unspecified event. In particular, a complete analytical procedure has been developed for the verification of the robustness of steel or composite plane frames. For sake of simplicity, these first works have been based on the assumption that the dynamic effects linked to the column loss were limited and could therefore be neglected. More recently, complementary works have been carried out with the objective to address the dynamic effects. Besides that, the extension of the static procedure to actual 3D frames is under investigation in Liège. The present paper gives a global overview of the ongoing researches in the field of robustness at Liège University; in particular, the global strategy to derive design requirements is detailed. [less ▲]

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See detailGap analysis on robustness of tubular structures
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Huvelle, Clara ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

Report (2012)

Recent events such as natural catastrophes (tsunami, hurricane, …) or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity of ensuring the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events with the ... [more ▼]

Recent events such as natural catastrophes (tsunami, hurricane, …) or terrorism attacks have highlighted the necessity of ensuring the structural integrity of buildings under exceptional events with the objective to save the life of the occupants and of the safety services (fireman, ambulance man, …) and also to avoid collateral damages to the adjoining buildings. The partial collapse of the Ronan Point Tower in 1968 in UK is considered as the starting point of the interest in the structural integrity of buildings but more recent catastrophes in the last decade such as the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center towers in 2001 or the earthquake/tsunami in Fukushima in 2011 have increased the interest of the engineering community and also of the population in this topic. According to different national and international 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. In the present report, some definitions are first given. Existing codes and standards are then reviewed and main conclusions are drawn on their adequacy to the present needs of practitioners. From this analysis, general and specific research needs within CIDECT are identified. These ones are detailed in two dedicated sections respectively on buildings and trusses. A summary table draws the main conclusions in terms of future required CIDECT investments. Finally some references to literature are listed. [less ▲]

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See detailRobustesse des structures
Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

Conference (2012, October 26)

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See detailRobustness of steel and composite buildings suffering the dynamic loss of a column
Coméliau, Ludivine ULg; Rossi, Barbara ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg

in Structural Engineering International (2012), 22(3), 323-329

In case a vehicle impacts a building frame, one or several columns may be damaged or even completely destroyed. Nowadays, it is a concern to mitigate the risk of progressive collapse of the whole ... [more ▼]

In case a vehicle impacts a building frame, one or several columns may be damaged or even completely destroyed. Nowadays, it is a concern to mitigate the risk of progressive collapse of the whole structure further to such a localised exceptional event. Although this robustness requirement is part of several design codes, very few precise practical guidelines are provided, especially as far as dynamic failures are concerned. The present research focuses on building frames suffering the loss of one internal column. The dynamic response is more specifically investigated, with the aim to understand this behaviour in order to eventually derive simplified procedures for robustness assessment. This paper first briefly presents the main previous achievements related to the prediction of the static response of a plane frame suffering a column loss. The investigations into the dynamic behaviour are then summarised, which constitutes the core topic of the paper. For sake of simplicity, the dynamic response is described using a basic substructure that was proved to show many similarities in behaviour with a global frame losing a column. A simplified model is finally developed for the prediction of the considered system dynamic response. [less ▲]

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See detailATTEL PROJECT PERFORMANCE‐BASED APPROACHES FOR HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR COLUMNS AND CONNECTIONS UNDER EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE LOADINGS - D2
Sommariva, Manuel; Maio, Daniele; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg et al

Report (2012)

D2.1: Report on the design of specimens D2.2: Definition of practical solutions for the selected typologies of column bases, of HSSCHS columns and HSS‐CFT columns and of HSS‐concrete composite ... [more ▼]

D2.1: Report on the design of specimens D2.2: Definition of practical solutions for the selected typologies of column bases, of HSSCHS columns and HSS‐CFT columns and of HSS‐concrete composite beam‐to‐column joints [less ▲]

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See detailHITUBES PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR STRUCTURES FOR EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS - D6
Demofonti, Giuseppe; Zilli, Giuliana; Tamponi, Gian Marco et al

Report (2012)

D6.1: S-N data relevant to connections and refinement of the component method for bolted connections D6.2: Simulations data on tubular members D6.3: Simulation data on case studies and similar structural ... [more ▼]

D6.1: S-N data relevant to connections and refinement of the component method for bolted connections D6.2: Simulations data on tubular members D6.3: Simulation data on case studies and similar structural types. [less ▲]

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See detailHITUBES PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR STRUCTURES FOR EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS - D4
Rivera, Sergio; Alvarez, Ricardo; Lezcano, Ricardo et al

Report (2012)

D4.1: Materials and fracture-mechanic properties including loading rate and corrosion D4.2: Test data on welded tubular connections D4.3: Performance of advanced post-treatment welding techniques D4.4 ... [more ▼]

D4.1: Materials and fracture-mechanic properties including loading rate and corrosion D4.2: Test data on welded tubular connections D4.3: Performance of advanced post-treatment welding techniques D4.4: Test data on bolted tubular connections [less ▲]

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See detailRobustness of car parks against localised fire - Deliverable II: Experimental tests and development of sophisticated behavioural models
Haremza, Cécile; Santiago, Aldina; Simões da Silva, Luís et al

Report (2012)

Grant Agreement Number RFSR-CT-2008-00036

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See detailRobustness of car parks against localised fire - Deliverable VI: Development of design recommendations, critical appraisal and application to a study case
Fang, Cheng; Izzuddin, Bassam; Elghazouli, Ahmed et al

Report (2012)

Grant Agreement Number RFSR‐CT‐2008‐00036

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See detailRobustness of car parks against localised fire - Deliverable V: Practical behavioural models for car park structures towards design practice
Fang, Cheng; Izzuddin, Bassam; Elghazouli, Ahmed et al

Report (2012)

Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel - Steel RTD Project carried out with a financial grant of the Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel - Grant Agreement Number ... [more ▼]

Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel - Steel RTD Project carried out with a financial grant of the Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel - Grant Agreement Number RFSR‐CT‐2008‐00036 [less ▲]

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See detailRobustness of car parks against localised fire - Deliverable III: Development of simplified behavioural models
Haremza, Cécile; Santiago, Aldina; Simões da Silva, Luís et al

Report (2012)

Grant Agreement Number RFSR-CT-2008-00036

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See detailHITUBES PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR STRUCTURES FOR EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS - D5
Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Hoang, Van Long ULg et al

Report (2012)

D5.1: Refined material parameter formula depending upon fast loading. D5.2: Simulation data on welded joints relevant to the structures under study. D5.3: Simulation data on bolted joints relevant to the ... [more ▼]

D5.1: Refined material parameter formula depending upon fast loading. D5.2: Simulation data on welded joints relevant to the structures under study. D5.3: Simulation data on bolted joints relevant to the structures under study. [less ▲]

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See detailATTEL-PERFORMANCE‐BASED APPROACHES FOR HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR COLUMNS AND CONNECTIONS UNDER EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE LOADINGS - WP1 - D1
Ferrario, Fabio; Bursi, Oreste S.; Zanon, Gabriele et al

Report (2012)

Work Package 1‐ Deliverable1  State‐of‐the‐art report on collection and evaluation of experimental test data and design procedures 

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See detailInnovative bolted beam-to-column joints for seismic resistant building frames
Coméliau, Ludivine ULg; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg; Jaspart, Jean-Pierre ULg

in Dubina, Dan; Grecea, Daniel (Eds.) CONNECTIONS VII proceedings (2012)

In the present paper, innovative joint configurations leading to more economical solutions for full-strength beam-to-column joints for seismic building frames are detailed. The specificities of these ... [more ▼]

In the present paper, innovative joint configurations leading to more economical solutions for full-strength beam-to-column joints for seismic building frames are detailed. The specificities of these joints are due to the fact that (i) the column is made of high strength steel while the beam are made of mild carbon steel and (ii) the design of some components allows partially neglecting the overstrength factor. Also, methods for the characterisation of specific joint components not directly covered by the Eurocode recommendations are proposed. [less ▲]

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See detailATTEL PERFORMANCE-BASED APPROACHES FOR HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR COLUMNS AND CONNECTIONS UNDER EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE LOADINGS - D6
Pournara, Aglaia-Eugenia; Varelis, George E.; Papatheocharis, Charis et al

Report (2012)

Design Guidelines and proposal for EC3, EC4 and EC8

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See detailHITUBES PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR STRUCTURES FOR EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS - D7
Rivera, Sergio; Alvarez, Ricardo; Lezcano, Ricardo et al

Report (2012)

D7.1: Report on design guidelines and recommendations for HSS for tubular structures D7.2: Report on design guidelines and recommendations for tubular members and connections D7.3: Report on maintenance ... [more ▼]

D7.1: Report on design guidelines and recommendations for HSS for tubular structures D7.2: Report on design guidelines and recommendations for tubular members and connections D7.3: Report on maintenance and durability of HSS tubular structures [less ▲]

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See detailATTEL PROJECT PERFORMANCE-BASED APPROACHES FOR HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR COLUMNS AND CONNECTIONS UNDER EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE LOADINGS - D5
Sommariva, Manuel; Maio, Daniele; Demonceau, Jean-François ULg et al

Report (2012)

D.5.1. : Definition of stability curves D.5.2. : D5.2: simulation data relevant to the selected typologies of base-joints, of HSS-CHS columns and HSS-CFT columns and of HSS-concrete composite beam-to ... [more ▼]

D.5.1. : Definition of stability curves D.5.2. : D5.2: simulation data relevant to the selected typologies of base-joints, of HSS-CHS columns and HSS-CFT columns and of HSS-concrete composite beam-to-column joints D.5.3. : Report on parametric numerical analyses [less ▲]

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See detailHITUBES PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH TUBULAR STRUCTURES FOR EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS - D1
Johansson, Eva; Fuertes, Nuria; Guvaia, Helena et al

Report (2012)

D1.1: Report on tubular structures of interest subjected to extreme repeated loadings. D1.2: Report on current design procedures for welded/bolted HSS materials, members and connections. D1.3: Report on ... [more ▼]

D1.1: Report on tubular structures of interest subjected to extreme repeated loadings. D1.2: Report on current design procedures for welded/bolted HSS materials, members and connections. D1.3: Report on Bayesian estimations in probabilistic reliability assessment. D1.4: Report on Output-only structural identification techniques. [less ▲]

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