I was recently asked to analyze an irregular shaped building. Each of the wings in the building resemble hockey sticks that are joined with a straight section. The LLRS consists of moment frames in both directions. In addition, there are expansion joints at the locations where the hockey sticks join the straight section. Therefore I would assume we have three buidings. Also there is no symmetry in the structure. It is very straight forward to analyze the straight section but how do analyze the hockey stick shaped section? Any input or references would be appreciated.I have checked the UBC and there is nothing that applies to this situation.
Thanks in advance
Red Flag Submitted
Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.
Reply To This Thread
Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.
Functional prototypes are a key step in product development â€“ they give engineers a chance to test new ideas and designs while also revealing how the product will stand up to real-world use. And when it comes to functional prototypes, 3D printing is rewriting the rules of whatâ€™s possible. Download Now
The company turned to the Studio System to allow for faster retooling on manufacturing lines, speed the development and prototyping of custom parts and to quickly and inexpensively produce maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) parts to keep manufacturing lines up and running. Download Now
The Desktop Metal Studio System allows John Zink Hamworthy Combustion engineers to rapidly create prototypes, design and test innovative new part designs, and streamline their workflows. Download this ebook to learn about parts that John Zink has printed on the Studio System and more. Download Now
In this white paper, learn the step-by-step method for forming sheet metal parts with 3D printed plastic dies to reduce costs and lead time. Sheet metal forming is the most cost-effective forming procedure today for manufacturing parts at large quantities. Download Now