MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 252, 2019III International Conference of Computational Methods in Engineering Science (CMES’18)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Finite Element Method (FEM)|
|Published online||14 January 2019|
Numerical analysis of behaviour of compressed thin-walled Z-profiles weakened by holes
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Machine Design and Mechatronics, Nadbystrzycka 36, 20-618 Lublin, Poland
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This paper presents the results of numerical analysis conducted to investigate compressed thin-walled Z-profile weakened by holes with variable geometrical parameters. The specimens made of constructional steel were articulately supported on the edges of the cross-section in the upper and lower parts. The FEM analysis examined the nonlinear stability of these structures in the post-buckling state, where the mode of buckling was forced to ensure their stable behaviour. The numerical computations were performed within the geometrically nonlinear range until the yield point was reached. The investigation involved determining the effect of holes sizes on allowable operational loads. Numerical analysis was conducted with the Abaqus commercial FEM software package.
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