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By Siu-Lai Chan, J.G. Teng

Those volumes of lawsuits include nine invited keynote papers and 126 contributed papers to be offered on the moment overseas convention on Advances in metal constructions hung on 15-17 December 1999 in Hong Kong. The convention is a sequel to the overseas convention on Advances in metal constructions held in Hong Kong in December 1996. The convention will offer a discussion board for dialogue and dissemination through researchers and architects of modern advances within the research, behaviour, layout and building of metal buildings. The papers to be offered on the convention hide a large spectrum of subject matters and have been contributed from over 15 international locations all over the world. They document the present state-of-the paintings and element to destiny instructions of structural metal learn.

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Several examples are presented of the behaviour of quite simple structures which illustrate the roles of thermal expansion, loss of material strength, the relative stiffness of adjacent parts of the structure, the development of large deflections, post-buckling and temperature gradients. Although simple, the relevance of these examples to complete structures is clear. Several counter-intuitive phenomena are noted. From these discoveries, some significant implications are drawn for the philosophy of design to be used for large buildings under fire.

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However, for the more slender C10010 section, the distortional buckling strength Md and section strength Ms predictions of AS/NZS 4600 are unconservative. By comparison, AS 4100 is more accurate although this may be coincidental since the design method in AS 4100 was not developed for local and distortional buckling of such slender sections and the prediction is based on a very simple model of local buckling. Further, there seems to be a significant interaction between the lateral buckling mode and lip buckling at longer lengths with both AS 4100 and AS/NZS 4600 providing unconservative predictions of the strength.

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