By S L Chan; J G Teng; Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Those volumes of complaints comprise eleven invited keynote papers and 172 contributed papers awarded on the overseas convention on Advances in metal buildings hung on 11-14 December 1996 in Hong Kong. The papers disguise a large spectrum of subject matters and feature been contributed from over 20 international locations world wide. The convention, the 1st ever of its variety in Hong Kong, supplied a discussion board for dialogue and dissemination by way of researchers and architects of contemporary advances within the research, behaviour, layout and development of metal buildings. The papers within the complaints document the present cutting-edge and element to the long run instructions of structural metal study. quantity I includes ninety three papers at the research, behaviour, layout and development of framed buildings and bridges, with ninety papers in quantity II facing plates, shells, research, optimization and machine purposes, dynamics and seismic layout, fatigue, and soil-structure interaction. Read more...
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I with m = 4 I I I 5 10 15 20 T r a n s v e r s e deflection at A (mm) Figure 12: Effect of bolt slippage - transmission tower subassembly 25 SPACE FRAME CONSTRUCTION IN CHINA Tien T. Lan Institute of Building Structures, Chinese Academy of Building Research Beijing 100013, China ABSTRACT This paper presents a state-of-the-art review of the development of space frame in China emphasizing recent progress. By space frame, it will denote both double or multiple layer grids and lattice shells.
A brief history of development of space frame is reviewed first. The important factors in each stage that influence the promoting of such type of structure are discussed. Space frame remains the most proliferated type of space structures and is employed for various purposes from short to long span buildings. Applications of space frame to difference fields, such as sports buildings, public buildings, single storey industrial buildings and airplane hangars are reviewed. Some important engineering projects are taken as the example to illustrate the rapid developments.
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Advances in steel structures: proceeding of International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, 11-14 December 1996, Hong Kong by S L Chan; J G Teng; Hong Kong Polytechnic University