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Steel Connection Analysis

Steel Connection Analysis

By Paolo Rugarli

Steel Connection Analysis

Price: $135.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9781119303466
Year: 2018
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. An Unsolved Problem
    2. Limits of Traditional Approaches
    3. Generality
    4. Member Stress State Oversimplification
    5. Single Constituent Internal Combined Effects Linearization
    6. Single Constituent External Combined-Effects Neglect
    7. Neglecting Eccentricities
    8. Use of Envelopes
    9. Oversimplification of Plastic Mechanisms Evaluation
    10. Evaluation of Buckling Phenomena
    11. Some Limits of the Codes of Practice
    12. Problem of Coded Standards
    13. T-Stub Eurocode
    14. Eurocode 3 Component Model
    15. Distribution of Internal Forces
    16. Prying Forces
    17. Block Tearing
    18. Scope of This Book
    19. Automatic Modeling and Analysis of 3D Connections
    20. Acknowledgements
    21. References
  2. Jnodes
    1. BFEM
    2. From the BFEM to the Member Model
    3. Physical Model and the Analytical Model
    4. Member Detection: Connection Codes
    5. An Automatic Algorithm for Straight Prismatic Member Detection
    6. Member Data Structure
    7. Member Classification at a Node
    8. Member Mutual Alignment Coding
    9. Jnodes
    10. Need for the Jnode Concept
    11. Jnode Definition
    12. Jnode Analytics
    13. Classification of Jnodes
    14. Simple Jnodes
    15. Hierarchical Jnodes
    16. Central Jnodes
    17. Cuspidal Jnodes
    18. Tangent Jnodes
    19. Constraints
    20. Summary of Jnode Classification
    21. Setting Connection Codes: Examples
    22. Equal Jnodes Detection
    23. Toponode
    24. Jnode Data Structure
    25. Superimposable Member Couples
    26. Criteria to Assess Jnodes Equality
    27. Algorithm to Find Equal Jnodes
    28. Examples
    29. Structural Connectivity Indices
    30. Particular Issues
    31. Symmetries
    32. Splitting of Jnodes
    33. Mutual Interaction of Different Jnodes, Jnode Clusters
    34. Tolerances
    35. Jclasses
    36. References
  3. A Model For Connection
    1. Terminology
    2. Graphs of Connections
    3. Subconstituents vs. Layouts
    4. Classification of Connections
    5. Reference
  4. Renodes
    1. From Jnode to Renode Concept
    2. BREP Geometrical Description of 3D Objects
    3. The Scene
    4. Generality
    5. Members
    6. Typical Fittings
    7. Connectors
    8. Dual Geometry
    9. Automatic Connection Detection
    10. Faces in Contact
    11. Bolt Layouts
    12. Weld Layouts
    13. Elementary Operations
    14. Renode Logic and the Chains
    15. Minimum Compliance Criteria for Renode Good Design
    16. Chains
    17. Finding Chains
    18. Prenodes
    19. After Scene Creation
  5. Pillars of Connection Analysis
    1. Equilibrium
    2. Generality
    3. Statics of Free Rigid Bodies
    4. Action Reaction Principle
    5. Statistics of Connections
    6. Equilibrium of Members in Renodes: Proper and Dual Models
    7. Force Packets for Compound Members
    8. Primary Unknowns: Iso-, Hypo-, and Hypoconnectivity
    9. Static Theorem of Limit Analysis
    10. The Unsaid of the Engineering Simplified Methods
    11. Missing Pillars of Connection Analysis
    12. Buckling
    13. Fracture
    14. Slip
    15. Fatigue
    16. Analysis of Connections: General Path
    17. References
  6. Connectors: Weld Layouts
    1. Introduction
    2. Considerations of Stiffness Matrix of Connectors
    3. Introduction to Weld Layouts
    4. Reference Systems and Stresses for Welds
    5. Geometrical Limitations
    6. Penetration-Weld Layouts (Groove Welds)
    7. Generality
    8. Simple Methods to Evaluate the Stresses
    9. Weld Layout Cross-Section Data
    10. Stiffness Matrix
    11. Special Models
    12. Example
    13. Fillet-Welds Weld Layouts
    14. The Behavior of Fillet Welds
    15. Numerical Tests of Fillet Welds in the Linear Range
    16. The Stiffness Matrix of a Single Fillet Weld
    17. Instantaneous Center of Rotation Method in 3D
    18. Computing the Stresses in Fillet Welds from the Forces Applied to the Layout
    19. Fillet Welds Using Contact and Friction
    20. Mixed Penetration and Fillet Weld Layouts
    21. References
  7. Connectors: Bolt Layouts and Contact
    1. Introduction to Bolt Layouts
    2. Bolt Sizes and Classes
    3. Reference System and Stresses for Bolt Layouts
    4. Geometrical Limitations
    5. Eurocode 3
    6. AISC 360-10
    7. Not Preloaded Bolt Layouts (Bearing Bolt Layouts)
    8. Shear and Torque
    9. Axial Force and Bending
    10. Preloaded Bolt Layouts (Slip Resistant Bolt Layouts)
    11. Preloading Effects
    12. Shear and Torque
    13. Axial Force and Bending
    14. Anchors
    15. Stiffness Matrix of Bolt Layouts and of Single Bolts
    16. Generality
    17. Not Preloaded Bolts
    18. Preloaded Bolts
    19. Non-Linear Analysis of Bolts
    20. Internal Force Distribution
    21. General Method
    22. Bearing Surface Method to Compute Forces in Bolts
    23. Instantaneous Center of Rotation Method
    24. Examples
    25. Contact
    26. References
  8. Failure Modes
    1. Introduction
    2. Utilization Factor Concept
    3. About the Specifications
    4. Weld Layouts
    5. Generality
    6. Penetration Weld Layouts
    7. Fillet Weld Layouts
    8. Bolt Layouts
    9. Resistance of Bolt Shaft
    10. Sliding and Resistance of No-Slip Connections
    11. Pull-Out of Anchors, or Failure of the Anchor Block
    12. Pins
    13. Eurocode
    14. AISC 360-10
    15. Members and Force Transferrers
    16. Generality
    17. Local Failure Modes
    18. Fracture Failure Modes
    19. Global Failure Modes
    20. References
  9. Analysis: Hybrid Approach
    1. Introduction
    2. Some Basic Reminders About FEM Analysis of Plated-Structures
    3. FEM Analysis as an Engineering Tool
    4. Linear Models
    5. Linear Buckling Analysis
    6. Material Non-Linearity
    7. Contact Non-Linearity
    8. Non-Linear Analysis Control
    9. IRFEM
    10. Goal
    11. Hypotheses
    12. Construction
    13. Examples
    14. Results
    15. Remarks on the Use of IRFEM
    16. Connector Checks
    17. Weld Checks
    18. Bolt Resistance Checks
    19. Pull-Out Checks
    20. Slip Checks
    21. Prying Forces
    22. Cleats and Members Non-FEM Checks
    23. Action Reaction Principle
    24. Bolt Bearing
    25. Punching Shear
    26. Block Tearing
    27. Simplified Resistance Checks
    28. Single Constituent Finite Element Models
    29. Remarks on the Finite Element Models of Single Constituents (SCOFEM)
    30. Stiffeners
    31. Meshing
    32. Constraints
    33. Loading
    34. Members: Deciding Member-Stump Length
    35. Compatibility
    36. Multiple Constituents Finite Element Models (MCOFEM)
    37. Goal and Use
    38. Mesh Compatibility Between Constituents and Connector Elements
    39. Saturated Internal Bolt Layouts and Contact Non-Linearity
    40. Constraints
    41. Stabilizing Springs and Buckling of Members
    42. Need for Rechecks
    43. A Path for Hybrid Approach
    44. References
  10. Analysis: Pure FEM Approach
    1. Losing the Subconnector Organization
    2. Finite Elements for Welds
    3. Introduction
    4. Penetration Welds
    5. Fillet Welds
    6. Finite Elements for Bolts
    7. Introduction
    8. Bolts in Bearing: No Explicit Bolt-Hole Modeling
    9. Bolts in Bearing: Explicit Bolt-Hole Modeling
    10. Preloaded Bolts: No Explicit Bolt-Hole Modeling
    11. Preloaded Bolts: Explicit Bolt-Hole Modeling
    12. Effect of the Bending Moments in Bolt Shafts
    13. Example: A bolted Splice Joint Using PFEM
    14. Loads
    15. PFEM
    16. MCOFEM
    17. Constraints
    18. PFEM
    19. MCOFEM
    20. Checking of Welds and Bolts
    21. Checking of Components
    22. Stiffness Evaluation
    23. Analysis
    24. Strategies
    25. Reference
  11. Conclusion and Future Developments
    1. Conclusions
    2. Final Acknowledgements
    3. Reasons of This Project
    4. Future Developments
    5. References
  12. Appendix 1: Conventions and Recalls
    1. Recalls of Matrix Algebra, Notation
    2. Cross-Sections
    3. Orientation Matrix
    4. Change of Reference System
    5. Pseudocode Symbol Meaning
  13. Appendix 2: tangent Stiffness Matrix of Fillet-Welds
    1. Tangent Stiffness Matrix of a Weld Segment
    2. Modifications for Weld Segments Using Contact
    3. Tangent Stiffness Matrix of Bolts in Shear
  14. Tangent Stiffness Matrix of a Bolt
  15. Tangent Stiffness Matrix of a Bolt Layout for the Instantaneous Center of Rotation Method
  16. Symbols and Abbreviations
  17. Index