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Structures is published in collaboration with Elsevier. The journal has an Impact Factor of 1.646 and is indexed in SCI-E and Scopus.

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Experimental study of slotted hole bolted cover-plate connection using full field measurement

This paper from Volume 23 investigates the ductile failure modes associated with the bearing mode for bolted cover-plates with slotted holes. It leads to a better understanding of the behaviour of slotted hole connections until failure and proposes an analysis on the limits of the existing analytical approaches.

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