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UDK: 624.014.2.001.1:69.009.182

Published: Građevinar 64 (2012) 10
Paper type: Subject review
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Selection of steel based on ductility

Boris Androić, Darko Dujmović, Davor Skejić

Abstract

Designers are nowadays at difficulty when selecting proper steel grade, as over 2500 types of steel are available on the market. Specific requirements for the avoidance of brittle fracture are defined in EN 1993-1-10. The method for safety assessment with regard to avoidance of brittle fracture via fracture mechanics, and theoretical background of structural rules defined in EN 1993-1-10, are presented in the paper. In addition to the normal use of EN 1993-1-10, its other uses, in case of specific ductility requirements due to high strain rate and/or high cold strain effects, are also presented.

Keywords
Eurocode, seismic evaluation, fracture mechanics, EN 1993-1-10, steel selection, brittle fracture

HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE:

Androić, B., Dujmović, D., Skejić, D.: Selection of steel based on ductility, GRAĐEVINAR, 64 (2012) 10, doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.800.2012

OR:

Androić, B., Dujmović, D., Skejić, D. (2012). Selection of steel based on ductility, GRAĐEVINAR, 64 (10), doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.800.2012

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Authors:
Androic WEB
Boris Androić
I.A. projektiranje d.o.o., Zagreb
Croatian Academy of Engineering
DDujmovic 221112 WEB
Darko Dujmović
University of Zagreb,
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Davor Skejic
Davor Skejić
University of Zagreb,
Faculty of Civil Engineering