Experimental characterization of composite slab collapse resistance for steel gravity frames

T. Francisco, J. M. Weigand, E. S. Johnson, L. A. Fahnestock, J. Liu, J. W. Berman

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Abstract

An ongoing collaborative research project is studying the structural integrity of steel gravity framing systems composed of steel beams and girders with composite slab on metal deck. Experimental data has already been obtained at the component level for the behavior of the gravity connections and the composite slab during loading consistent with column removal. Half-scale floor system tests that include interior, exterior, and corner column loss scenarios are presently being conducted. These combined experimental data are now being used to evaluate the assumptions made in the various modeling approaches to simulate column removal in steel gravity frames. Subassembly models have been created to validate against the component level tests, and the lessons learned are being extended to system level modeling. Suggestions for further model refinement are made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStructures Congress 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Structures Congress
EditorsGlenn R. Bell, Matt A. Card
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Pages966-977
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9780784413357
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
EventStructures Congress 2014 - Boston, United States
Duration: Apr 3 2014Apr 5 2014

Publication series

NameStructures Congress 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Structures Congress

Other

OtherStructures Congress 2014
CountryUnited States
CityBoston
Period4/3/144/5/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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    Francisco, T., Weigand, J. M., Johnson, E. S., Fahnestock, L. A., Liu, J., & Berman, J. W. (2014). Experimental characterization of composite slab collapse resistance for steel gravity frames. In G. R. Bell, & M. A. Card (Eds.), Structures Congress 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Structures Congress (pp. 966-977). (Structures Congress 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Structures Congress). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413357.086