A RATIONAL BUCKLING MODEL FOR THROUGH GIRDERSAuthor(s): Hasan Santoso
Journal: Civil Engineering Dimension ISSN 1410-9530
Volume: 2; Issue: 1; Start page: 37; Date: 2000;
Keywords: U-frame | through girder | distorsional buckling
Buckling of a through girder generally is predicted by the so called U-frame approach which treats the compressed top flanges as compression members restrained elastically by the web stiffness. This study used a line-type finite element analysis to examine buckling behaviour of through girders, both a single span girder and a continuous girder. The elastic buckling loads were plotted for a range of span to height ratio.