• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 2, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

Analysis of Cold-Formed C-Beam and Built Up Beam


Objective: This project deals with the experimental investigation of the two cold formed C beams, two cold-formed builtup C beams and one hot-rolled I beam. Methods/Statistical Analysis: An experimental setup is placed the specimens on the loading frame for static loading and cyclic loading for the C beams and I beam section. The load is applied axially along the centroid of the beam and it is distributed into two points loading by distributor. Findings: Determined the load and deflection behavior, stiffness, energy absorption and ductility with the number of cycles evaluated for cold-formed C beam and hot-rolled I beam. Applications: The load carrying capacity increases for the built-up member when compared to the ordinary member. Cold-formed beams are preferred to hot-rolled beams when thermal insulation, light weight nature, easy moulding and economy is considered.

Keywords: Built-Up, C Beams, Cyclic Loading and One Hot-Rolled I Beam


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