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Research Spotlight: Stability and Strength Behavior of Thin-Walled Roof-Panel-Purlin System under Wi

2017 Annual Stability Conference Presentation

Session S6 – Stability of Assemblages and Systems Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:15 am

Stability and Strength Behavior of Thin-Walled Roof-Panel-Purlin System under Wind Loading

Integrated computational fluid dynamics and finite element based studies examining the stability and strength behavior of thin-walled structures’ cladding and component systems subjected to realistic wind loading are conducted. Spatial variation of wind and wind-directionality impact on the buckling and collapse modes of the light-weight steel roof panel-purlin system underscore the need for proper accounting of spatiotemporal wind effects on low-rise buildings in improving current limitations in wind analysis and design, and highlighting future potential extreme wind-hazard mitigation implementation with structural-aerodynamic optimization of thin-walled structures.

Yared Shifferaw and Kermelos Woldeyes, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; Girma Bitsuamlak, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

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