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  • Analysis of steel members using FEM and Big data 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wiley, 2016)
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    This paper describes trends concerning the analysis of steel structures using FEM and Big Data from two perspectives: i) the increase of the computing capacity and ii) the de-sign guidelines. For the former, computers allow ...
  • An experimental study on the cyclic response of austenitic stainless steel 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; de Marco, Mauricio; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso (2018)
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    Strain hardening is one of the key features of stainless steel for all structural applications. This property directly affects the definition of cross-sectional resistance, cross-section classification, ductility and energy ...
  • Aportaciones al estudio del comportamiento a flexión de estructuras de acero inoxidable 

    Real Saladrigas, Esther (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2001-05-24)
    Doctoral thesis
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    L'acer inoxidable està essent utilitzat de manera creixent en els últims anys als sectors de la indústria i de l'arquitectura gràcies a la seva resistència a la corrosió, facilitat de manteniment i aparença agradable. Però, ...
  • Beam-column behaviour of ferritic stainless steel CHS members 

    BUCHANAN, Craig; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gardner, Leroy (2016)
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    Stainless steel is gaining wider usage in a range of engineering applications due to its favourable mechanical properties and corrosion resistance, with ferritic grades expected to become more prevalent in construction due ...
  • Cold-formed stainless steel CHS beam-columns: testing, simulation and design 

    BUCHANAN, Craig; Zhao, Ou; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gardner, Leroy (Elsevier, 2020-06)
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    The present work was prompted by shortcomings identified in existing design provisions for stainless steel circular hollow section (CHS) beam-columns. First, addressing a lack of existing experimental data, a series of ...
  • Cyclic loading in stainless steel links under lateral loads 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2017)
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    Link elements are dissipative devices in form of beam segments that are typically included in eccentrically braced frames (EBF) subjected to lateral loads and seismic hazard. Studies related to short links, ...
  • Description of stress-strain curves for stainless steel alloys 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gardner, Leroy (2015-12-15)
    Article
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    There is a wide variety of stainless steel alloys, but all are characterized by a rounded stress-strain response with no sharply defined yield point. This behaviour can be represented analytically by different material ...
  • Design manual for structural stainless steel 

    Afshan, Sheida; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Gardner, Leroy; Gedge, Graham; Jandera, Michal; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Rossi, Barbara; Stranghoner, Natalie; Zhao, Ou (Steel Construction Institute publications, 2017)
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    Stainless steel is used for a wide range of structural applications in aggressive environments where reliable performance over long periods with little maintenance is required. In addition, stainless steel has an attractive ...
  • Design of stainless steel continuous beams with tubular cross-sections 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2017-11)
    Article
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    This paper presents a comprehensive study on the application of global plastic design methods, not currently allowed in European specification provisions, to stainless steel rectangular and square hollow section continuous ...
  • Design of welded stainless steel I-shaped members subjected to shear 

    Chen, X.W.; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Yuan, H.X.; Du, X.X. (2020-01)
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    This paper aims to develop design methods for the shear strength of welded stainless steel I-shaped members. The current American AISC Design Guide 27 has been published for Structural Stainless Steel, and it refers to the ...
  • Design proposal for ultimate shear strength of tapered steel plate girders 

    Bedynek, Agnieszka; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2017-01)
    Article
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    Numerous experimental and numerical studies on prismatic plate girders subjected to shear can be found in the literature. However, the real structures are frequently designed as non-uniform structural elements. The main ...
  • Digital twins in civil and environmental engineering classrooms 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    Digital twins are understood as digital replica of physical models whose behavior can be observed simultaneously (digitally and physically) in real time. These tools are increasingly used in advanced industries for several ...
  • Effective width equations accounting for element interaction for cold-formed stainless steel square and rectangular hollow sections 

    Bock Montero, Marina; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    Article
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    Square and rectangular hollow sections (SHS and RHS, respectively) featuring high height-to-width (aspect) ratios have shown to offer improved ultimate capacity due to the effects of the interaction between the elements ...
  • Effects of material nonlinearity on the global analysis and stability of stainless steel frames 

    Walport, Fiona; Gardner, Leroy; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Nethercot, David A. (Steel Construction Institute, 2017)
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    In structural frames, second order effects refer to the internal forces and moments that arise as a result of deformations under load (i.e. geometrical nonlinearity). EN 1993-1-1 states that global second order effects may ...
  • Effects of material nonlinearity on the global analysis and stability of stainless steel frames 

    Walport, Fiona; Gardner, Leroy; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Nethercot, David A. (2019-01)
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    In structural frames, second order effects refer to the internal forces and moments that arise as a result of deformations under load (i.e. geometrical nonlinearity). EN 1993-1-1 states that global second order effects may ...
  • El acero inoxidable en la construcción: un material sostenible y de futuro 

    Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2019-05)
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    Este artículo presenta un resumen de las estrategias de diseño adecuadas y los conocimientos sobre el material necesarios para el proyecto de estructuras de acero inoxidable, a través de la presentación de la cuarta edición ...
  • Equaljoints PLUS: volumen con boletines de información para 4 uniones calificadas para sismo 

    Landolfo, Raffaele; D’Aniello, Mario; Costanzo, Silvia; Jiménez Torres, Adrià; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2018)
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    Este documento ha sido desarrollado en el marco del Proyecto Europeo RFCS Equaljoints PLUS (754048-EQUALJOINTS-PLUS-RFCS-2016/RFCS-2016). Equaljoints-PLUS es un proyecto RFCS de 24 meses enfocado a diseminar el conocimiento ...
  • Equaljoints PLUS: volumen con boletines de información para 4 uniones calificadas para sismo 

    Landolfo, Raffaele; D'Aniello, Mario; Costanzo, Silvia; Jiménez Torres, Adrià; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (European Convention for Constructional Steelwork, 2018)
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    Este documento se ha desarrollado en el marco del Proyecto Europeo RFCS Equaljoints PLUS (754048 — EQUALJOINTS-PLUS — RFCS-2016/RFCS-2016), dedicado a difundir los conocimientos alcanzados en el proyecto previo RCFS de 36 ...
  • Experimental and numerical studies on shear behaviour of stainless steel plate girders with inclined stiffeners 

    Chen, X.W.; Yuan, H.X.; Du, X.X.; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2019)
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    Experimental and numerical studies on shear buckling behaviour of stainless steel plate girders with inclined stiffeners have been carried out in this study. Material properties of the two adopted stainless steel alloys, ...
  • Experimental behaviour of stainless steel plate girders under combined bending and shear 

    Chen, X.W.; Yuan, H.X.; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Du, X.X.; Schafer, B.W. (2020-03)
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    The behaviour of stainless steel plate girders subjected to combined bending and shear was experimentally studied in this paper. Both tensile and compressive material properties of the two adopted stainless steel alloys, ...