Advanced analysis method and design of steel structures

Ganping Shu, Xiande Meng, Siu Lai Chan

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Aiming at the deficiency of the current steel structures design code, the necessity of advanced analysis and design for steel structures is emphasized, and the basic principles and methods of the advanced analysis are discussed. Based on the improved plastic-hinge method, some factors about structural overall stability analysis and design such as the basic element, the initial imperfection, the joint connection rigidity, the material plasticity and second-order analysis are analyzed in this paper. The comparison between the current limit state partial factor method and the modified plastic-hinge analysis method is also presented. The calculation example results indicate that the method presented is efficient, exact and robust for the steel structure stability analysis and design.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-59
Number of pages9
JournalJianzhu Jiegou Xuebao/Journal of Building Structures
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005


  • Advanced analysis
  • Calculation length
  • Elastic-plastic analysis
  • Initial imperfection
  • Overall stability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction


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