Volume 39, Number 6, December 2021
|Page(s)||1320 - 1330|
|Published online||21 March 2022|
Seismic design method and plastic hinge of square steel tube confined reinforced concrete (STRC) columns
School of Architecture and Planning, Yunnan University, Kunming 650504, China
2 School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Nanchang Hangkong University, Nanchang 330063, China
3 Sinohydro Bureau 8 Co., Ltd, Changsha 410000, China
Steel tube confined reinforced concrete columns have the advantages of high bearing capacity, good ductility and convenient construction, which meet the requirements of "building industrialization", so they are widely used in high-rise buildings. Based on the plastic-damage constitutive model of concrete and elastic-plastic mixed strengthen constitutive model of steel, finite element software ABAQUS was used to build an elaborate 3D finite element solid model and perform pseudo-static analysis of square steel tube confined RC(STRC) columns. The model considered the confinement effect of the steel tube exerting on the core concrete, as well as reasonable boundary conditions and loading modes. Good agreement was achieved between the finite element analysis results and the existing quasi static experimental results regarding to the failure modes, load-displacement hysteretic curves and load-displacement skeleton curves. Based on the validated model, 136 full scale model examples were established and extensive parametric analysis was conducted. The results show that the confinement of external steel tube can reduce the peak compressive strain and increase the peak compressive stress of concrete, thus delaying the failure of RC column and improving its bearing capacity and ductility effectively. Besides, the failure displacement angle and ultimate bearing capacity increase when the thickness of steel tube increases. Finally, the seismic design method including reasonable thickness and hoop index of the steel tube were proposed for 5 material strength matching and different axial compression ratios. A method to judge the plastic hinge based on concrete strain and steel tube strain was proposed, as well as a practical calculation formula of plastic hinge length. This study can provide basis and support for the seismic design of frame columns.
Key words: steel tube confined RC columns / pseudo static / finite element / seismic design method / plastic hinge
关键字 : 钢管约束钢筋混凝土柱 / 拟静力 / 有限元 / 抗震设计方法 / 塑性铰
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