Cairo University - Faculty of Engineering Structural Engineering Department

STR 656 Fall 2013

STR656: Plastic Analysis and Design of Steel Structures Assignment (1) Problem 1:
Calculate the shape factor (f) for the following shapes: • A diamond shape with side length (h), Fig. 1.

Fig. 1 Problem 1

h

Problem 2:
Calculate the value of plastic modulus: • A T-section, width 100 mm, depth 120 mm, composed of two equal rectangles 100 x 20 mm, bent about the strong axis. • The square shaft shown in Fig. 2, 8d x 8d, having a keyway 8d x 8d, bent about the xx axis.

8d

x 4d 2d
Fig. 2 Problem 2

x 8d

25 400 800 645 20 15 200 400 10 380 200 10 20 150 Fig. 3 and 4 if the section has a uniform yield stress of 2.Faculty of Engineering Structural Engineering Department STR 656 Fall 2013 Problem 3: Determine the location of the plastic neutral axis y and the plastic moment for sections shown in Fig. 4 Problem 3 .4 t/cm2.Cairo University . 3 Problem 3 15 400 Fig.

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