Composite Structures by J. Toby Mottram (auth.), I. H. Marshall (eds.)

By J. Toby Mottram (auth.), I. H. Marshall (eds.)

The papers contained herein have been provided on the 6th foreign convention on Composite buildings (ICCS/6) held at Paisley university, Scotland in September 1991. The convention used to be organised and subsidized by means of Paisley collage. It used to be co-sponsored through Scottish firm, the nationwide Engineering Laboratory, the U.S. military learn, improvement and Standardisation Group-UK, Strathclyde local Council and Renfrew District Council. It types a usual and ongoing development from the hugely winning ICCS/1/2/3/4 and five held at Paisley in 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989 respectively. As we input the ultimate decade of this century many organizations through the global are adopting a prophetic position through trying to forecast destiny medical advances and their linked effect on mankind. even if a few may argue that to take action is folly, with out such futuristic visionaries the realm will be that a lot poorer. IntelJigent hypothesis in accordance with examine tendencies and ancient advances, instead of fanciful theories, breathes a fit air of enthusiasm into the medical group. definitely this is often the very oxygen essential to ignite the fir~s of innovation and invention among pioneers of research.

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A. and NETHERCOT, D. , Designfor Structural Stability. Constrado Monographs, Granada Publishing, 1979, pp. 63-110. 26. BS 5950: Part 1 1985. Code of practice for design in simple and continuous construction: hot rolled sections. British Standards Institution, London, 1985. 2 Collapse Behaviour of Hybrid GRPjSteel Panels under Lateral Load P. MURPHY and C. S. SMITH Structures Research, Admiralty Research Establishment, St Leonard's Hill, Dunfermline, Fife KYll 5NfI, UK ABSTRACT Results are described of a theoretical and experimental study of the col/apse behaviour under lateral load of hybrid composite panels formed by bonding and bolting steel stiffeners to flat GRP sheets.

All the hat-section specimens with the exception of H2 successfully withstood loads substantially higher than that required to produce fully-plastic bending of the steel stiffeners (estimated to be Pp = 31·7 kN on the assumption that the stiffeners were effectively pin-ended). On the assumption that the GRP strip would bend integrally with the stiffener and develop fully its ultimate tensile strength, the ultimate bending moment for the composite beam is found to be Mp = 23·6 kN m and the corresponding central load is Pp =4Mp/ L = 51 kN.

D. and BROUTMAN, L. , Analysis and Performance of Fibre Composites. John Wiley, New York, 1980, p. 293. 17. YOUNG, W. , Roark's Formulasfor Stress and Strain, 6th edn, McGraw-Hill International Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1989. 18. BANK, L. , Shear coefficients for thin-walled composite beams. Composite Structures, 8 (1987) 47-61. 19. MALLICK, P. , Fiber-Reinforced Composites Materials, Manufacturing and Design. Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988, pp. 97-114. 20. TIMOSHENKO, S. P. and GERE, 1. , Mechanics of Materials.

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