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Compressive Strength Evaluation of Longitudinally Stiffened Octangular-Section Modular Shell Towers
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 Title & Authors
Compressive Strength Evaluation of Longitudinally Stiffened Octangular-Section Modular Shell Towers
Choi, Byung Ho; Kim, Jung Won;
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 Abstract
This paper examined the uniaxial compressive strength of longitudinally-stiffened octangular modular section towers. Through a series of comparative studies, the 3-dimensional finite element analysis results were considerably larger than the nominal strength values based on Eurocode. Therefore, the design strength equations are simply applicable to the design of the octangular-section tower module, but a more rational method will be needed to properly predict the capacity.
 Keywords
Compressive Strength;Longitudinal Stiffener;Polygonal Section;Stiffened Plate;Ultimate Strength;Wind Turbine Tower;
 Language
Korean
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