Experimental Study on the Behavior of Tension Member Under Rupture

Experimental Study on the Behavior of Tension Member Under Rupture

M. Rajendran, V. Gnanasundar, C. Aravindhan

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Abstract. A steel structure is naturally lighter than a comparable concrete construction because of the higher strength and firmness of steel. Nowadays, the growth of steel structures in India is enormous. There are so many advantages in adopting the steel as structural members. Almost all high-rise buildings, warehouses & go-downs are steel structures and even some of the commercial buildings are made of steel. Tension members are the elements that are subjected to direct axial load which tends in the elongation of the structural members. Even today bolted connections play a major role in the connection of hot rolled structural steel members. In this experimental study the behavior of tension members (TM) such as plates, angles & channels have been studied under axial tensile force. There is strong relation between pitch and gauge (with in the specified limit as per IS 800:2007) in determining the rupture failure plane. In this study we intensively tested the behaviour of TM for different fasteners pattern by changing the pitch, gauge, end & edge distance and by adopting the different patterns or arrangements of bolted connection in it.

Tension Member, Hot-Rolled Steel Sections, Rupture Strength, Lap Joint, Bolted Connections, Pitch, Gauge, End and Edge Distance

Published online 8/15/2021, 7 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: M. Rajendran, V. Gnanasundar, C. Aravindhan, Experimental Study on the Behavior of Tension Member Under Rupture, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 208-214, 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644901618-26

The article was published as article 26 of the book Recent Advancements in Geotechnical Engineering

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