Damage Analysis and Evaluation of Light Steel Structures Exposed to Wind Hazards

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Na Yang; Fan Bai;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Applied Sciences (issn: 2076-3417)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/app7030239
  • Subject: damage | light steel structures | cladding | purlin | wind hazards | Technology | T | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | TA1-2040 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Physics | QC1-999 | Chemistry | QD1-999

Compared to hot-rolled steel structures, cold-formed steel structures are susceptible to extreme winds because of the light weight of the building and its components. Many modern cold-formed steel structures have sustained significant structural damage ranging from los... View more
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