The Effective Use of Experimental and Numerical Data for Validating Simplified Expressions of Stiffened Steel Panel Ultimate Compressive Strength
To study the accuracy of simplified formulations for prediction of the ultimate strength of longitudinally stiffened panels under uniaxial compression, the preferred approach is to compare them with available experimental data or numerical results from more sophisticated analysis procedures. Such studies are necessary in the development of both design code calibrations and reliability analysis procedures. Existing experimental data and numerical results useful for this purpose are first collected. Salient features of existing design formulations for compressive strength are then reviewed. Selected formulations are compared with the experimental data/numerical results. It is illustrated that there can be a significant amount of scatter in strength estimates by any one formulation and among formulations. The reasons for such scatter are discussed, with the emphasis on the collapse mode(s) involved, the effective width of plating, initial imperfections, and rotational restraints due to stiffening. The experimental and numerical strength data collected are documented for convenience of future use by other investigators.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-04-01
More about this publication?
- Marine Technology is dedicated to James Kennedy, 1867-1936, marine engineer, and longtime member of the Society, in recognition and appreciation of his sincere and generous interest in furthering the art of ship design, shipbuilding, ship operation, and related activities. The Technical papers in this quarterly flagship journal cover a broad spectrum of research on the latest technological breakthroughs, trends, concepts, and discoveries in the marine industry. SNAME News is packed with Society news and information on national, section, and local levels as well as updates on committee activities, meetings, seminars, professional conferences, and employment opportunities. For access to Volume 47 Issue 2 and later, please contact SNAME
- Information for Authors
- Membership Information
- Volume 47 Issue 2 and later
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites