The U.S.-Japan Joint Seminar on Stability and Ductility of Steel Structures under Cyclic Loading was held in Osaka, Japan on July 1-3, 1991. This three-day seminar was devoted to five main topics: 1) materials properties and plasticity models, which featured experimental investigations of the material properties of structural steels and plasticity models of the material characteristics under dynamic and cyclic loading conditions; 2) experimental observations, which featured experimental studies of cyclic buckling behavior of steel structural members and frames subjected to dynamic and cyclic loading conditions; 3) analytical modeling, which discussed analytical modeling of the cyclic buckling behavior of steel structural members and frames; 4) design implementation, which emphasized earthquake engineering design of steel structures against cyclic buckling; and 5) future research needs, in which future analytical and experimental research needs on the behavior and design of steel structures subjected to dynamic and cyclic loading conditions were identified. This book contains 30 contributed papers presented at the seminar.
MATERIAL PROPERTIES AND PLASTICITY MODELS: The Experimental Basis of Material Constitutive Laws of Structural Steel under Cyclic and Nonproportional Loading (G.C. Lee, K.C. Chang, and K. Sugiura). Instability of Steel Short Column under Cyclic Loadings (K. Sugiura, E. Watanabe, G.C. Lee, and K.C. Chang). Bounding Surface Plasticity Model for Steel under Cyclic Loading (Y.F. Dafalias). A Uniaxial Stress-Strain Model for Structural Steels under Cyclic Loading (E. Mizuno, C. Shen, Y. Tanaka, and T. Usami). High Performance Steels for Earthquake Resistant Building Structure in Japan (H. Kuwamura). Experimental Observations: Cyclic Behavior of Gusset Plate Connections in V-Braced Steel Frames (A. Astaneh). Cyclic Post-Buckling Behavior of Steel Bracing Members (S.C. Goel). Cyclic Local Buckling of EBF Shear Links with or without Axial Force (K. Kasai and E.P. Popov). Stability of Beams in Eccentrically Braced Frames (M.D. Engelhardt, K.C. Tsai, and E.P. Popov). Buckling and Fracture in Cyclically Loaded Truss Girders (C.C. Chen and L.W. Lu). Steel and Concrete-Filled Steel Compression Members under Cyclic Loading (T. Usami, S. Mizutani, T. Aoki, and Y. Itoh). Ductility and Ultimate Strength of Concrete-Filled Steel Members (T. Kitada). Ductility of Steel Bridge Piers from Dynamic Loading Tests (K. Kawashima, G.A. MacRae, K. Hasegawa, T. Ikeuchi, and K. Oshima). Experimental Investigation on Hysteretic Behavior of Thin-Walled Box Beam-to-Column Connections (N. Nishimura, W.S. Hwang, and Y. Fukumoto). Experiments on Partially Encased Composite Columns (K. Takanashi and A.S. Elnashai). Substructured Hybrid Earthquake Loading Test of Steel Box Pier Models (Y. Yamada, H. Iemura, W. Tanzo, M. Yasuda, and S. Oka). Analytical Modeling: Numerical Experiment on Buckling/Plastic Collapse Behavior of Plates under Cyclic Loading (T. Yao and P.I. Nikolov). Multi-Spring Joint Model for Inelastic Behavior of Steel Members with Local Buckling (K. Ohi and K. Takanashi). Modelling of Hysteretic Behavior of Thin-Walled Box Members (E. Watanabe , K. Sugiura, T. Mori, and I. Suzuki). Prediction of Damage and Residual Strength of Tubular Member under Collision (H. Murakawa, Y. Ueda, and D. Xiang). Toward a Mythology of Cyclic Lateral Buckling of Beams (K.D. Hjelmstad). Cyclic Plastic Collapse of Steel Planar Frames (K. Uetani). Ultimate Energy Absorption Capacity of Moment Frames under Earthquakes (H. Akiyama). Design Implementation: Width-to-Thickness Ratios for Plate Elements in Earthquake Engineering Design of Steel Structures (Y. Fukumoto and Y. Itoh). Earthquake Resistant Design of Ductile Braced Steel Structures (S.C. Goel). Analysis and Design of Steel Braces and Braced Frames in Building Structures (M. Nakashima and M. Wakabayashi). Seismic Resistant Design of Steel Moment Resisting Frames Considering Panel-Zone Deformations (W. F. Chen and J.Y.R. Liew). Estimation of the Deformation Capacity of Steel Bridge Piers (G.A. MacRae and K. Kawashima). Future Research Needs. Future Research Needs (T.V. Galambos). Appendix A - The State of the Art: Ductility and Cyclic Buckling - A Japanese Contribution in the Field of Civil Engineering (E. Watanabe and M. Dogaki). Appendix B - Seminar Attendees. Author Index.