SIMPLIFIED CYCLE-BASED DESIGN OF EXTREMELY LOADED STRUCTURES

Weitzmann, Rüdiger

The design of safety-critical structures, exposed to cyclic excitations demands for non-degrading or limited-degrading behavior during extreme events. Among others, the structural behavior is mainly determined by the amount of plastic cycles, completed during the excitation. Existing simplified methods often ignore this dependency, or assume/request sufficient cyclic capacity. The paper introduces a new performance based design method that considers explicitly a predefined number of re-plastifications. Hereby approaches from the shakedown theory and signal processing methods are utilized. The paper introduces the theoretical background, explains the steps of the design procedure and demonstrates the applicability with help of an example. This project was supported by German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)

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Weitzmann, Rüdiger: SIMPLIFIED CYCLE-BASED DESIGN OF EXTREMELY LOADED STRUCTURES. 2006.

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