×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Temperature load in industrial halls

Temperature load in industrial halls

Temperature load in industrial halls

(OP)
Hi,
I am doing structural analysis of steel hall (80m x 20m x 8m) according to EC3.
I have applied temperature load and as results I get huge axial load in facade beams .
My first options was to put vertical bracing in first field but in that case I have huge axial force in whole length of facade beams and that is reason why I have move these bracing in middle.
What is your experience with temperature load? Are these forces real? EC1 explicit say to use temperature load. I am using Dlubal RFEM software.
Thanks.

RE: Temperature load in industrial halls

For steel exposed to weather, the expansion/contraction force is real. You shall consider add expansion joints to accommodate the change in length due to thermal effect.

Note the temperature to be used in your analysis is the temperature difference between the expected highest/lowest temperature in the project site less the estimated temperature during erection. Be conservative on either side - above or below the erection temperature (not a certain thing).

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

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.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

White Paper - A Guide to 3D Printing Materials
When it comes to using an FDM 3D printer effectively and efficiently, choosing the right material at the right time is essential. This 3D Printing Materials Guide will help give you and your team a basic understanding of some FDM 3D printing polymers and composites, their strengths and weaknesses, and when to use them. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close