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Tubular Structures XVI
Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium for Tubular Structures (ISTS 2017, 4-6 December 2017, Melbourne, Australia)

ISBN 9780815381341
Published November 13, 2017 by CRC Press
702 Pages

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Book Description

Tubular Structures XVI contains the latest scientific and engineering developments in the field of tubular steel structures, as presented at the 16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS16, Melbourne, Australia, 4-6 December 2017). The International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS) has a long-standing reputation for being the principal showcase for manufactured tubing and the prime international forum for presentation and discussion of research, developments and applications in this field.

Various key and emerging subjects in the field of hollow structural sections are covered, such as: special applications and case studies, static and fatigue behaviour of connections/joints, concrete-filled and composite tubular members and offshore structures, earthquake and dynamic resistance, specification and standard developments, material properties and section forming, stainless and high-strength steel structures, fire, impact and blast response. Research and development issues presented in this topical book are applicable to buildings, bridges, offshore structures, cranes, trusses and towers.

Tubular Structures XVI is thus a pertinent reference source for architects, civil and mechanical engineers, designers, steel fabricators and contractors, manufacturers of hollow sections or related construction products, trade associations involved with tubing, owners or developers of tubular structures, steel specification committees, academics and research students all around the world.

Table of Contents

ISTS Kurobane lecture

Fatigue of hollow section structures—Current research and developments
S. Herion

Architecture, applications and case studies

A walking tour of Melbourne tubular structures
R.H. Keays

The grandstand roof of the Olympic stadium in Berlin
R. Stroetmann

Preliminary report for the damaged tubular structures after the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes
T. Yamanaka & K. Ochi

Composite tubular structures

Analytical behavior of square CFST short beam-columns under sustained load and chloride corrosion
Y.-X. Hua, L.-H. Han, C.-C. Hou, J.-L. Chu & Y. Ye

Parametric study on the flexural behaviour of circular rubberized concrete-filled steel tubes
J.B. Chen, T.M. Chan & J.M. Castro

Capacity of high strength square hollow section steel tube filled with concrete and hardwood timber
H. Jiao, X.L. Zhao & T. Ghanbari Ghazijahani

Eccentric compressive behavior of concrete-filled double skin steel tubes with dodecagonal section
J. Wang, J. Chen & F. Xu

Rubberised concrete-filled double-skin circular tubes under axial compression
M. Elchalakani & A. Hosseini

Rubberised concrete-filled double-skin square tubes under axial compression
M. Elchalakani, A. Hosseini & C. Marshall

Effect of using steel corner tubes on the static compressive and cyclic behavior of concrete-filled double-skin fabricated columns
M. Farahi, A. Heidarpour, X.L. Zhao & R. Al-Mahaidi

Experimental investigation of concrete-filled lean duplex stainless steel RHS stub columns
B. Xing & B. Young

Thermal in-plane buckling of concrete-filled steel tubular arches
Y. Bouras, E. Torres-Don & Z. Vrcelj

Experimental investigation of concrete-filled cold-formed steel elliptical stub columns
S. Yi & B. Young

Structural performance of concrete-filled double skin tubular beams with eccentric inner tubes
F. Wang, B. Young & L. Gardner


A three-parameter power model for blind bolted connection with a concrete-filled steel tube
M.A. Bradford, A. Ataei & H.R. Valipour

Tests of concrete-filled high strength steel tubular X-joints under compression
H.T. Li & B. Young

Behavior of extended endplate connections between RHS column and H beam using slip-critical blind bolts
W. Wang, M.X. Li, Y.Y. Chen & X.G. Jian

An experimental and numerical study of flange plate reinforcements on a square hollow section T joint in compression
L.C.B. Guerrieiro, L.R.O. de Lima, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, A.T. da Silva & L.F. Costa-Neves

3D component method for welded tubular T joints
M. Garifullin, S. Pajunen, K. Mela & M. Heinisuo

RHS X-connections near an open chord end
Y. Fan & J.A. Packer

Effect of chord tensile stress on the capacity of RHS K joints with gap in real girders
O. Fleischer & J. Wardenier

Experimental evaluation of moment-rotation response of an innovative modular beam-to-fabricated column connection
S.N. Sadeghi, A. Heidarpour, X.L. Zhao & R. Al-Mahaidi

Influence of chord wall interaction on stress concentrations of square bird-beak SHS X-joints
C. Li, B. Cheng, Q. Qian, Y. Lou & X.L. Zhao

Punching shear behaviour and design of an innovative connection between steel tubular column to flat concrete slab
J.L. Yu & Y.C. Wang

Laser tube cutting—Comparison of new types of K-joints and their SCF with standard solutions
S. Herion, O. Fleischer, J. Hrabowski, S. Raso, A. Valli, A. Mastropasqua & E. Bononi

High strength steel tubular X-joints—an experimental insight under axial compression
M. Pandey & B. Young

Contributions of welded web to rotational stiffness and bending moment capacity of ‘I beam-RHS column’ joints
M. Lozano, M.A. Serrano-Lopez, C. Lopez-Colina & Y.C. Wang

Application of the component method to bolted endplate composite beam-to-CFST column joints
H.T. Thai

Engineering approaches to estimate effective notch stresses for welded circular hollow section joints
M.R. Pradana, X. Qian & S. Swaddiwudhipong

Numerical analysis of concrete-encased tubular base connections
A. Albareda-Valls, J. Maristany Carreras & S.S. Zaribaf

Damage analysis of doubler plate reinforced T-joints under uniaxial tensile load based on stress triaxiality
W.N. Sui, Z.F. Wang, K. An & O.C. Peter

Strength estimation of CHS column to H-beam connections stiffened by exterior diaphragms
M. Okamoto, T. Tanaka & H. Asada

Effect of reinforcement on punching shear strength in embedded column base connections
K. Hirano, T. Tanaka & H. Asada

Axial compressive strength of CHS T-joints reinforced with external stiffening rings
L. Zhu, Y. Wei, K. Yang, Y. Bai & H.L. Sun

Compressive strength of square hollow section T-joints reinforced with novel collar-plate
H.F. Chang, J.W. Xia, G.H. Tian, Y.L. Qian & W. Xu

Extreme loading

Post-fire behavior of cold-formed ultra-high strength steel tubular stub columns
F. Azhari, A. Heidarpour & X.L. Zhao

Eurocode 4 based method for the fire design of concrete-filled steel tubular columns
A. Espinos, V. Albero, M.L. Romero, A. Hospitaler, C. Renaud & Y.C. Wang

Thermal behavior of connections between concrete-filled steel tubular columns and slim-floors subjected to fire
V. Albero, A. Espinos, A. Hospitaler, M.L. Romero & A.M. Pascual

Behaviour and design of a continuous concrete-filled steel tubular column in fire for multi-storey building
K. Ukanwa, G.C. Clifton, J.B.P. Lim, A. Abu, S.J. Hicks & U.K. Sharma

Behavior of T and X joints of elliptical hollow sections at both ambient and high temperatures
E. Ozyurt & Y.C. Wang

Behaviour of hexagonal concrete-encased CFST columns under cyclic bending
D.Y. Ma, L.-H. Han, X.D. Ji & X.L. Zhao

Cyclically strained grade 800 and 1200 steel tube materials
F. Javidan, A. Heidarpour, X.L. Zhao & H. Fallahi

Behaviour of double headed anchored blind bolt under cyclic loading
T. Pokharel, H.M. Goldsworthy & E.F. Gad

Experimental testing of tube-based seismic collar connections under cyclic loads
D. Wei & J. McCormick

Cumulative damage of notched specimens with brittle fracture under cyclic loading
T. Iwashita, A. Tateno & K. Azuma

Cyclic loading on cold-formed SHS stub columns
Y. Dong & L.J. Jia

Numerical modelling of FRP-concrete-steel double-skin tubular columns under blast loading
W. Wang & C. Wu

Rate and temperature dependent relations for CFSTs subject to post-impact fire conditions
M. Mirmomeni, A. Heidarpour, X.L. Zhao & J.A. Packer

CFRP-wrapped hollow steel tubes under axial impact loading
C. Batuwitage, S. Fawzia, D.P. Thambiratnam, T. Tafsirojjaman, R. Al-Mahaidi & M. Elchalakani

FE modeling of FRP strengthened CHS members subjected to lateral impact
M.I. Alam, S. Fawzia, T. Tafsirojjaman & X.L. Zhao

Experimental study on anti-impact performance of RHST and PCFST columns under lateral impact
A.Z. Zhu, W. Xu, K. Gao, H.P. Zhu & F. Gao


Fatigue crack in an unloaded brace
M. Lefranc & R. Gladso

Multiaxial loading of RHS by wheel loads
S. Herion, T. Ummenhofer & A. Lipp

Fatigue behavior of CFDST chord to CHS brace T-joints
W. Li, D. Wang, L.-H. Han & X.L. Zhao

Investigation on stress concentration factor in concrete-filled steel tubular T-joints under out-of-plane bending moment
I.A. Musa, F.R. Mashiri & X. Zhu

Fatigue behavior of diamond bird-beak T-joints and design recommendations
L.W. Tong, G.W. Xu, Y.Q. Liu, D.Q. Yan & X.L. Zhao

Numerical modelling

Partial interaction analysis of multi-component members with the D-GBT approach
A. Ferrarotti, G. Ranzi & G. Piccardo

Direct strength prediction of innovative corrugated columns
A.N. Ajamyan, M. Nassirnia, A. Heidarpour, X.L. Zhao & L. Gardner

Numerical investigation on static strength of CHS X-joints using S700 and S900 steel
X.Y. Lan, T.M. Chan & B. Young

FE modeling techniques for hot spot stress analysis of diamond bird-beak SHS joints
B. Cheng, Y. Lou, C. Li & X.L. Zhao

Numerical investigation into the behaviour of HSS beam-columns strengthened using CFRP plates
W. Attiah, A. Shaat & E. Sayed-Ahmed

Elliptical hollow steel cantilever members under ELCF load along major axis using finite element analysis
P.V.R. Narendra & K.D. Singh

Stainless and high strength steel structures

Design of stainless steel CHS beam-columns
C. Buchanan, L. Gardner, O. Zhao & E. Real

Design of ferritic stainless steel tubular sections subjected to concentrated bearing load
H.T. Li & B. Young

Structural behaviour of stainless steel tubular columns
H.P.C.S.G. Duarte, L.R.O. de Lima, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco & A.T. da Silva

Experimental study for the effect of fabrication process on strength of high strength steel box column
J. Jiang, C.K. Lee & S.P. Chiew

Strength and ductility predictions of stiffened box sectional columns made of high strength steel
L. Kang, R. Long, M. Suzuki & H.B. Ge

Tubular sections and members

Experimental study on cold-formed steel semi-oval hollow section columns
M.T. Chen & B. Young

On the post-buckling behaviour and imperfection sensitivity of regular convex polygonal columns
R. Goncalves, D. Camotim & A.D. Martins

Structural behaviour of octagonal tubular steel stub columns under uniaxial compression
J.Y. Zhu, T.M. Chan & B. Young

Residual stress distribution in cold-rolled curved steel rectangular hollow sections
Y.F. Jin, S.P. Chiew & C.K. Lee

Experimental study on the compressive behavior of circular steel tube confined UHPC columns
L.H. An & E. Fehling

Buckling of multiple outside geometry (MOG) hollow sections
O. Fleischer, S. Herion, P. Lang & S. Scherf

Identification of parameters for continuum damage mechanics of ductile damage evolution of cold formed Grade C450 steel rectangular hollow sections
M. Mohan & T. Wilkinson

Predicted behaviour of cold formed Grade C450 rectangular hollow sections under tensile or compression loads
M. Mohan & T. Wilkinson

Leak-before-break (LBB) analysis and failure processes for small-diameter cast iron pipes
R. Jiang, D. Weerasinghe, C. Zhang, X.L. Zhao, J. Kodikara & C.R. Hutchinson

Circular hollow section joint fabrication using laser cutting technology: Tolerance assessment
A. Kanyilmaz, C.A. Castiglioni, S. Raso, A. Valli, M. Brugnolli, A. Galazzi & R. Hojda

Propagation of buckling mechanisms of pipe-in-pipe systems under external pressure
M. Alrsai, H. Karampour, B.P. Gilbert, S. Chowdhury & F. Albermani


Behavior of overlapped CHS K/KK-joints with different welding situations
X.Z. Zhao, S. Qiu, Y.Y. Chen, X.B. Xu, X.F. Wu, K.H. Hu, A.H. Wu & Y. Chen

Investigation of weld effective length rules for CHS X-connections
K. Tousignant & J.A. Packer

Assessment of welded transverse plate to hollow structural section connections
M. Ammons & J. McCormick

Effect of bending moment on capacity of fillet weld
N. Tuominen, T. Bjork & A. Ahola

Non-uniform stress distribution at weld of CHS-CHS joint and its effect on failure mode
Y.Y. Chen, X. Ma & W. Wang

Milling of intersecting contours on tubular structures to avoid structural changes of the material and meet the requirements for automated welding
J. Muglitz, S. Keitel & J. Schuster

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Dr Amin Heidarpour is the Head of Structures Group and Coordinator of Engineering for Extremes at Civil Engineering Department, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia). His research focus is on structural and computational mechanics, with specific application to construction materials and tubular structures subjected to extreme actions such as fire, blast and earthquake. His group is the first to develop innovative fabricated tubular members to facilitate the use of Grade 1200 ultra-high strength steel (UHSS) in civil engineering construction which has led to two patents.

Prof Xiao-Ling Zhao holds the Chair of Civil Engineering at Monash University. He is a Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers, Engineers Australia, and International Institute for FRP in Construction, and served as a member on the ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) Research Evaluation Committee for Engineering and Environmental Sciences Cluster in 2015. He was the Head of Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University from 2008 to 2011.