In the design of cold-formed steel portal frames it is essential that joint flexibility is taken into account in frame analysis. This paper describes optimisation of the joint detail of a cold-formed steel portal frame, conducted concurrently with frame analysis. It is one of the outputs of an Industrial CASE award on the design of cold-formed steel portal frames, which is being used to support a KTP application.
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Advances in Structural Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Sep 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Building and Construction