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Large-scale test of symmetric cold-formed steel (CFS)-concrete composite beams with BTTST enhancement

Mohd Irwan, Juki and Hanizah, A. H. and Azmi, I. and Koh , Heng Boon (2011) Large-scale test of symmetric cold-formed steel (CFS)-concrete composite beams with BTTST enhancement. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 67 (4). pp. 720-726. ISSN 0143-974X (Unpublished)

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A new connection device, based on bent-up tab shear transfer enhancement called bent-up triangular tab shear transfer (BTTST), has been studied through a symmetric cold-formed steel (CFS)-concrete composite beam subjected to a static bending test. BTTST provides an alternative connector system unique to CFS where CFS sections are usually thinner than hot-rolled sections and welding of headed-stud shear connectors is inapplicable. Coupled with the back-to-back arrangement of two CFS channels where symmetricity of the built-up section is restored, the resulting composite floor system has been proven to possess adequate strength and stiffness properties under static loads. The work has shown that the predicted values of the flexural capacities calculated using a new equation of shear capacity of BTTST agrees reasonably well with the experimental values. a-[ordm Cold-formed steel (CFS)-concrete composite beams were suggested. a-[ordm 15 specimens investigated influence of using BTTST. a-[ordm Validation of BTTST equation by comparing the results of theoretical and experimental.

Item Type: Article
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
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2017 09:41
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2017 09:41
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3811
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