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EC9 Second generation: Proposal for new imperfection factors for unstiffened aluminium shells
2016 (English)In: 13th International Aluminium Conference, INALCO 2016, Trans Tech Publications Ltd , 2016, 433-438 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The paper summarizes a part of the activity currently carried out by the CEN/TC250 SC9 Committee, which is presently engaged in setting up the "Second Generation" of EC9 on aluminium structures. In particular, new expressions of imperfection reductions factors α for unstiffened shells are proposed. The new formulation, which is calibrated on the basis of simulation buckling data available in literature, corrects a small issue of the previous one, giving at the same time more reliable and consistent results.

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Trans Tech Publications Ltd , 2016. 433-438 p.
Keyword [en]
Aluminium alloys, Imperfection reduction factors, Imperfection sensitivity, Second generation of EC, Shell buckling, Shell structures, Aluminum, Buckling, Shells (structures), Reduction factor, Second generation, Shell structure, Aluminum alloys
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Metallurgy and Metallic Materials
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-195498DOI: 10.4028/ 2-s2.0-84989851064ISBN: 9783038356219OAI: diva2:1049766
21 September 2016 through 23 September 2016

QC 20161125

Available from: 2016-11-25 Created: 2016-11-03 Last updated: 2016-11-25Bibliographically approved

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