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Numerical Calculation of Additional Moments Due to Weight for High Uniform Columns

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Tian Jian

e-mail: tianjian223@126.com

Zhang Zhong-ning

e-mail: zhangzhongning8@126.com
School of Mechanical Engineering,
Shenyang University of Chemical Technology,
11th Street Economic and Technological
Development Zone,
Shenyang 110142, P. R. China

Contributed by the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNALOF PRESSURE VESSEL TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received August 2, 2010; final manuscript received March 26, 2012; published online October 18, 2012. Assoc. Editor: Donald Mackenzie.

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 134(6), 064501 (Oct 18, 2012) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4006555 History: Received August 02, 2010; Revised March 26, 2012

On the basis of analyzing all the forces on the self-supported uniform high column, the superposition method in mechanics of materials and a MATLAB program were used to calculate the additional moments on arbitrary section for the high column under both weight and distributed wind pressure. A formulation of additional maximum moment is deduced. The results show that the effect of weight to wind moments of the heavy weight high columns cannot be ignored.

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