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Design of Aluminium Structures according to Eurocode 9

Designers’ Guide to Eurocode 9 details the principles and application rules related to design aluminium structures according to Europe’s Normative references.

Designers’ Guide to Eurocode 9 by P. Tindall and T.Hoglund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

Chapter 1 General

  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Assumptions
  • Distinction between principles and application rules
  • Terms and definitions
  • Symbols
  • Conventions for member axes
  • Specification for execution of the work

Chapter 2 Basis of design

  • Requirements
  • Principles of limit state design
  • Basic variables
  • Verification by the partial factor method
  • Design assisted by testing

Chapter 3 Materials

  • General
  • Structural aluminium
  • Connecting devices

Chapter 4 Durability

Chapter 5 Structural analysis

  • Structural modelling
  • Global analysis
  • Imperfections
  • Methods of analysis

Chapter 6 Ultimate limit states

  • Basis
  • Resistance of cross-sections
    • Example 6.1: tension resistance of a bar with bolt holes and an attachment
    • Example 6.2: resistance of an I cross-section in compression
    • Example 6.3: resistance of a class 4 hollow section in compression
    • Example 6.4: bending moment resistance of a class 1 cross-section
    • Example 6.5: bending moment resistance of a class 3 cross-section
    • Example 6.6: bending moment resistance of a class 4 cross-section
    • Example 6.7: bending moment resistance of a welded member with a transverse weld
    • Example 6.8: cross-section resistance under combined bending and shear
    • Example 6.9: cross-section resistance of a square hollow section under combined bending and compression
  • Buckling resistance of members
    • Example 6.10: buckling resistance of a compression member
    • Example 6.11: buckling resistance of a member with a stepwise variable cross-section
    • Example 6.12: lateral torsional buckling resistance
    • Example 6.13: a member under major axis bending and compression
    • Example 6.14: lateral torsional buckling of a member in bi-axis bending and compression
  • Uniform built-up compression members
  • Unstiffened plates under in-plane loading
    • Example 6.15: resistance of an unstiffened plate under axial compression
  • Stiffened plates under in-plane loading
    • Example 6.16: resistance of an orthotropic plate under axial compression
  • Plate girders
  • Members with corrugated webs
    • Example 6.17: plate girder in shear, bending and concentrated forces

Chapter 7 Serviceability limit states

  • General
  • Serviceability limit states for buildings
    • Example 7.1: vertical deflection of a beam

Chapter 8 Design of joints

  • Basis of design
  • Intersections for bolted, riveted and welded joints
  • Joints loaded in shear subject to impact, vibration and/or load reversal
  • Classification of joints
  • Connections made with bolts, rivets and pins
    • Example 8.1: bolted connection
  • Welded connections
  • Hybrid connections
  • Adhesive-bonded connections
  • Other joining methods
    • Example 8.2: welded connection between a diagonal and a chord member

Chapter 9 Annexes to EN 1999-1-1

  • Annex A – reliability differentiation
  • Annex B – equivalent T stub in tension
    • Example 9.1: resistance of equivalent T-stub
  • Annex C – material selection
  • Annex D – corrosion and surface protection
  • Annex E – analytical models for stress–strain relationship
    • Example 9.2: value of coefficients in the Ramberg–Osgood formula
  • Annex F – behaviour of cross-sections beyond the elastic limit
  • Annex G – rotation capacity
    • Example 9.3: shape factors and rotation capacity
  • Annex H – plastic hinge method for continuous beams
    • Example 9.4: bending moment resistance if the plastic hinge method is used
  • Annex I – lateral torsional buckling of beams and torsional or torsional flexural buckling of compression members
  • Annex J – properties of cross-sections
    • Example 9.5: lateral torsional buckling of an asymmetric beam with a stiffened flange
  • Annex K – shear lag effects in member design
  • Annex L – classification of joints
  • Annex M – adhesive-bonded connections

Chapter 10 Cold-formed structural sheeting

  • Introduction
  • Material properties, thickness, tolerances and durability
  • Rounded corners and the calculation of geometric properties
  • Local buckling
  • Bending moment
    • Example 10.1: the bending moment resistance of trapezoidal sheeting with a stiffened flange
  • Support reaction
  • Combined bending moment and support reaction
  • Flange curling
  • Other items in EN 1999-1-4
  • Durability of fasteners

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