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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||The effect of support springs in ends welded gap hollow YT-joint|
|Abstract:||This paper presents an analysis on the effect of support springs in an ends circular hollow sections welded into a YT joint. The overall behavior and failure of the joint were characterized under axial compression of the lap brace. Two joint failure modes were identified: chord wall plastification (Mode A) and cross-sectional chord buckling (Mode F) in the region below the lap brace. The system was modeled with and without support springs using the numerical finite element program Ansys. Model results were compared with experimental data in terms of principal stress in the joint intersection. The finite element model without support springs proved to be more accurate than that with support springs.|
|Editor:||Latin Amer J Solids Structures|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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