Fatigue performance of blind bolt in concrete-filled hollow section

Abd Rahman, Norashidah and Tizani, Walid (2013) Fatigue performance of blind bolt in concrete-filled hollow section. Applied Mechanics and Materials , 421 (2013). ISSN 1660-9336


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.4...


The strength performance of a blind bolt connection has been investigated under monotonic and cyclic loadings. However, the performance of these connections under fatigue loading remains unknown and is currently being studied. This paper examines and provides a better understanding of the fatigue performance of a blind bolt in a concrete-filled hollow section. A number of tests are conducted to determine the fatigue life of the blind connection in the concrete-filled tube. Comparison is made with the fatigue performance of a standard bolt. Analysis of the result indicates that the extended hollobolt has longer life than the hollobolt and lower fatigue life than those of the standard bolt.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:blind bolt; connection; eurocode; fatigue life
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA630-695 Structural engineering (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Structural and Material Engineering
ID Code:4540
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:02 Jan 2014 15:15
Last Modified:02 Jan 2014 15:15

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