Investigations of Structural Behaviors of Steel Tower Structures by Frame Shape Variation

철탑구조의 트러스형상 변화에 따른 구조거동 분석

  • Moon, Mi Young (Architectural Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Kim, Woo Bum (School of Architecture, Kongju National University)
  • Received : 2017.03.20
  • Accepted : 2017.05.17
  • Published : 2017.08.27


The purpose of this study is to analyze the ultimate strength and behavior of triangular and rectangular frames in steel towers. Investigations of collapse mechanism including local and global failures of partial frame are carried out through finite element analysis and small scaled experiments. Ultimate strength and deformation are investigated in case of shape variations with change of the interior and exterior frames. The efficiency of rectangular frame saving sub-brace members are verified with comparisons of the ultimate strength of triangular frames.


Supported by : 한국전력공사


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