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Experimental and Numerical Study for the Shaping Formation of SCST Structures by Cable-tensioning

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Médium: article de revue
Langue(s): en 
Publié dans: The Open Civil Engineering Journal, , n. 1, v. 7
Page(s): 77-83
DOI: 10.2174/1874149501307010077
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This paper discusses the behaviour characteristics of the shaping formation of Single-Chorded Space Truss (SCST) structures by means of cable-tensioning of bottom chords. The innovative technique is fast and economical and issued in many types of space structures. The small-scale test models presented herein consist of uniform pyramids with multi-directional ball type joints which are erected into their final shape by cable-tensioning. Since the joint behaviour is very significant in studying the shaping of SCST structures, basic tests for beam and pyramidal units were performed. The feasibility of the proposed cable-tensioning technique and the reliability of the established geometric model were confirmed by finite element analysis. The proposed cable-tensioning technique indicates that the behaviour characteristic of joints is very important in the shaping formation of SCST structures. More specifically in situations where heavy cranes are inaccessible, the cable-tensioning construction technique has proven to be an easy and reasonable method compared to conventional construction methods that typically include heavy cranes and scaffolding.

Copyright: © 2013 J.W. Kim
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  • Publié(e) le:
    02.01.2019
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    02.06.2021