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Multi-Scale Simulation of Low-Triaxiality Fracture and Ultra Low Cycle Fatigue in Steel Structures
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Experiment-1: Column Splice Specimen 14C: PJP Flange Welds with Bolted Web
Experiment Type: Large Scale
Description: This specimen features PJP groove welds in the flanges and a bolted web splice. The test objectives are to determine whether PJP-welded column splices have sufficient toughness and strength to resist demand incumbent upon column splices in SMRF system in regions of high seismicity. The specimen was subjected to a cyclic loading protocol that was generated through assessment of splice demands determined from non-linear time history analyses of model building subjected to suites of ground motions. Each specimen was tested in three-point bending such that the splice location was subjected to the highest bending moments in the smaller column in addition to moderate-to-high shear forces. This splice specimen was able to successfully resist the entire loading protocol. The specimen failed when, at the splice location, the full bending strength of the smaller column was reached.
Dates: August 03, 2012 - August 03, 2012
Facility: University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States
Equipment: View Details
Specimen Type: Specimen 14C
Material: Larger Column (W14x145) Larger Column (W14x145) (view)
Smaller Column (W14x132) Smaller Column (W14x132) (view)
Sensors: Sensors for Specimen 14C
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Tags (keywords):
  1. Groove Welds
  2. columns
  3. Splices
  4. Column Splices
  5. Welds
  6. Partial Joint Penetration
Cite this work:
Sean Shaw, Amit Kanvinde, Selim Gunay, Shakhzod Takhirov (2013). "Column Splice Specimen 14C: PJP Flange Welds with Bolted Web", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D3639K535