Reference : Geometrically non linear analysis of steel Storage racks submitted to earthquake loading
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Geometrically non linear analysis of steel Storage racks submitted to earthquake loading
Degée, Hervé mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département ArGEnCo > Département ArGEnCo >]
Rossi, Barbara mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département Argenco : Secteur MS2F > Adéquat. struct. aux exig. de fonct.& perfor. techn.-écon. >]
Jehin, Denis [ > > ]
International Journal of Structural Stability & Dynamics
World Scientific Publishing Company
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[en] Steel storage racks ; Earthquake analysis ; Second-order effects
[en] Steel storage racks are light and flexible structures. When submitted to earthquake loading, they can exhibit very large transverse displacements and are thus prone to significant consequences of second-order geometrical effects. In the context of the drafting of European recommendations for the design of steel pallet racks for their seismic resistance, this paper presents a parameter study comparing the various methods commonly used in practice for analyzing the seismic structural behavior of racks (i.e. "modal response spectrum analysis" and "lateral force method analysis") as well as the different ways to account for geometrically nonlinear effects in these conventional methods of analysis in the case of structures designed for low ductility.

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