Springer Nature is making Coronavirus research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Cumulative limit axial load for concrete-filled square steel tube columns under combined cyclic lateral and constant axial load

  • 142 Accesses

  • 1 Citations

Abstract

This paper presents and discusses the results of parametric analyses on the relationship between the axial force and the deformation capacity of concrete-filled square steel tube (square CFT) columns using the developed nonlinear fiber element method. The accuracy of the computational technique is verified by comparing the results from this technique with experimental results carried out by Matsuiet al., 1998. The developed computational technique is used to investigate the cumulative limit axial load for square CFT column by parametric studies and compare with the limit axial load developed by Matsuiet al., 1998 on the basis of experimental data. Formula suitable for the calculation of the cumulative limit axial load of square CFT columns is presented.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. Choi, S. M., Kang, S. B., and Kim, D. J. (2003). “Hysteresis performance of CFT columns subjected to low axial force and cyclic lateral loads.”Journal of Korean Society of Steel Construction, 15, pp. 207–217.

  2. Chung, K. S., Chung, J. A., and Choi, S. M. (2007). “Prediction of pre- and post-peak behavior of concrete-filled square steel tube columns under cyclic loads using fiber element method.”Thin-walled Structures, 45, pp. 747–758.

  3. Chung, K. S., Matsumoto, Y., and Yamada, S. (2004). “Study on the constitutive relation of structural steel under multi-axial stress (part 1. In case of uni-axial loading history).”Proc. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH 2004), Korea, pp. 539–544.

  4. Ge, H. B., Susantha, K. A. S., Satake, Y., and Usami, T. (2003). “Seismic demand predictions of concrete-filled steel box columns.”Engineering Structures, 25, pp. 337–345.

  5. Hajjar, J. F., Molodan, A., Schiller, P. H. (1998). “A distributed plasticity model for cyclic analysis of concrete-filled steel tube beam-columns and composite frames.”Engineering Structures, 20(4–6), pp. 398–412.

  6. Hajjar, J. F., Schiller, P. H., and Molodan, A. (1998). “A distributed plasticity model for concrete-filled steel tube beam-columns with interlayer slip.”Engineering Structures, 8, pp. 663–676.

  7. Hayashi, N., Fukumoto, T., Inoue, T., Akiyama, H., and Okada, T. (1995). “Shear-Flexural behavior of concrete-filled square steel tubular columns using high-strength material.”Structural Steel, PSSC ’95, Proc. 4 th Pacific Structural Conference, Shanmugam, N. E. and Choo, Y. S. (eds.), Vol. 3, Singapore, Pergamon, Elsevier Science, pp. 13–20.

  8. Liang, Q. Q., Uy, B., and Liew, J. Y. R. (2006). “Nonlinear analysis of concrete-filled thin-walled steel box columns with local buckling effects.”Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 62, pp. 581–591.

  9. Matsui, C., Tsuda, K., Yamaji, Y., and Fujinaga, T. (1998). “Structural performance and axial load limit of concrete filled steel square tubular columns.”Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, 504, pp. 103–110.

  10. Nakahara, H., Ninakawa, T., and Sakino, K. (2003). “Cyclic bending behavior of concrete filled steel tubular columns under constant gravity load.”Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, 568, pp. 139–146.

  11. Nakahara, H., Sakino, K., and Inai, E. (1997). “U.S.-Japan cooporative structural research project on composite and hybrid structures (CFT-18) axial compressive behavior of concrete filled square steel tubular columns.”Summaries of technical papers of annual meeting Architectural Institute of Japan, Vol. C-1, pp. 919–920 (in Japanese).

  12. Tomii, M. and Sakino, K. (1979). “Elastic-plastic behavior of concrete filled square steel tubular beam-columns.”Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, 280, pp. 111–120.

  13. Varma, A. H., Ricles, J. M., Sause, R., and Lu, L. W. (2002). “Seismic behavior and modeling of high-strength composite concrete-filled steel tube (CFT) beam-columns.”Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 58, pp. 725–758.

  14. Vrcelj, Z. and Uy, B. (2002). “Strength of slender concrete-filled steel box columns incorporating local buckling.”Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 58, pp. 275–300.

  15. Yamada, S., Akiyama, H., and Kuwamura, H. (1993). “Post-buckling and deteriorating behavior of box-section steel members.”Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, 444, pp. 135–143.

  16. Yamada, S., Imaeda, T., and Okada, K. (2002). “Simple hysteresis model of structural steel considering the Bauschinger effect.”Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, 559, pp. 225–232.

  17. Zhang, W. and Shahrooz, B. M. (1997).Analytical and experimental studies into behavior of concrete-filled tubular columns. Report No. UC-CII 97/01, Cincinnati Infrastructure Institute, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering, Cincinnatic, Ohio.

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to Younghan Jung.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Yang, I., Chung, J., Chung, K. et al. Cumulative limit axial load for concrete-filled square steel tube columns under combined cyclic lateral and constant axial load. International Journal of Steel Structures 10, 283–293 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03215837

Download citation

Keywords

  • concrete-filled steel tube
  • cyclic loading
  • deformation capacity
  • cumulative limit axial load
  • limit axial load