Flexural-torsional behavior of thin-walled closed-section composite box beams

Vo, Thuc and Lee, Jaehong (2007) Flexural-torsional behavior of thin-walled closed-section composite box beams. Engineering Structures, 29 (8). 1774 - 1782. ISSN 0141-0296

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2006.10.002

Abstract

This paper presents a flexural–torsional analysis of composite box beams. A general analytical model applicable to thin-walled box section composite beams subjected to vertical and torsional load is developed. This model is based on the classical lamination theory, and accounts for the coupling of flexural and torsional responses for arbitrary laminate stacking sequence configurations, i.e. unsymmetric as well as symmetric. Governing equations are derived from the principle of the stationary value of total potential energy. Numerical results are obtained for thin-walled composites beams under vertical and torsional loading, addressing the effects of fiber angle and laminate stacking sequence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: finite element method
Subjects: H200 Civil Engineering
H300 Mechanical Engineering
H400 Aerospace Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Thuc Vo
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2013 09:52
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 22:20
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/13379

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