Special Issue on Performance Optimization and Design of Corrugated Steel I Girders and Shear Walls

Submission Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Tadeh Zirakian
      Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management, California State University, Northridge, USA
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  • Introduction

    Shear walls (SWs) have been frequently used as the primary or part of the primary lateral force-resisting system in design of low-, medium-, and high-rise buildings. Their application has been based on two different design philosophies as well as detailing strategies. Stiffened and/or stocky-web SWs with improved buckling stability and high seismic performance have been mostly used in Japan, which is one of the pioneering countries in design and application of these systems. Corrugated and/or slender-web steel plate shear walls with relatively lower buckling and energy dissipation capacities, on the other hand, have been deemed as a rather economical alternative and accordingly widely used in the world. Development and use of Corrugated Shear Walls (CSWs) with considerably low yield stress and high elongation capacity provides the possibility to combine merits of these two distinctive design strategies, and consequently result in rather cost-effective and high-performing CSWs systems. Although some reported studies have demonstrated the advantages of corrugated steel shear walls, various aspects of structural and seismic characteristics of these systems have not been investigated thoroughly. In particular, the linkage between structural specifications and seismic performance and pathway to performance-based design of these systems are largely undeveloped. Hence, systematic investigations are required to facilitate the seismic design and prevalent application of such promising lateral force-resisting and energy dissipating systems.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Optimization
    2. Corrugated steel shear wall
    3. Buckling
    4. Finite element software, ABAQUS
    5. Plate
    6. Shell

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