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    • A stiffness reduction method for the in-plane design of stainless steel members and frames according with EN 1993-1-4 

      González de León, Isabel; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (Elsevier, 2022-02)
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      Current design standards for stainless steel such as ASCE 8-02 and EN 1993-1-4 prescribe provisions for the design of cross-sections and members that account for material nonlinearities and strain hardening, although these ...
    • Algunas consideraciones sobre la resistencia de vigas armadas híbridas de acero ante cargas concentradas 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2007-01)
      Article
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      En este trabajo de investigación se presenta una campaña experimental de ensayos de ocho vigas armadas híbridas de acero rigidizadas transversalmente sometidas a cargas concentradas en el panel central; se califica a una ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aportaciones al estudio del comportamiento a flexión de estructuras 

      Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2002-07)
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      El objetivo principal de este trabajo es contribuir al avance del conocimiento del acero inoxidable como material estructural a través del análisis del comportamiento en servicio y la evolución hasta rotura de estructuras ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bending-shear interaction buckling of stainless steel plate girders: numerical investigation and design method 

      Chen, Xiaowan; Yuan, Huanxin; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Elsevier, 2023-01)
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      A comprehensive numerical investigation of transversely stiffened stainless steel plate girders under combined bending and shear was carried out in this paper. By using the finite element (FE) software package ABAQUS, ...
    • BIM-friendly, as-built realistic imperfections for geometrically nonlinear analysis of tubular frames 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Puig i Polo, Càrol; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2020-11-27)
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      This document presents an integration of measurement-to-design procedures related to structural analysis of tubular frames. TLS-based data-gathering and the automated transformation of the corresponding point clouds to ...
    • Capacidad resistente de pilas metálicas tubulares circulares rellenas de hormigón (CFT) en puentes integrales 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2012-09)
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      Se presenta el análisis estructural de pilas metálicas tubulares rellenas de hormigón (CFT) sometidas a flexo-compresión. El objetivo principal es valorar los mecanismos resistentes de las pilas cuando se someten a un ...
    • 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)
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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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Direct design of stainless steel frames: recommendations and case studies 

      Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Rasmussen, Kim J.R.; Zhang, Hao; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2022)
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      Acknowledging the potential of system-based design approaches, most international design standards for steel structures include preliminary versions of such alternative design methods. The Direct Design Method (DDM) is one ...
    • Ductile fracture simulation of stainless steel coupons under monotonic tensile forces 

      González de León, Isabel; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Nastri, Elide; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2022)
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      Stainless steel alloys exhibit a nonlinear stress-strain behaviour which can be precisely described by the Ramberg-Osgood material model up to the ultimate stress. However, there is no consensus on the ductile fracture ...