The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 39 (1961) > Issues > Issue 10 > The Plastic Design of Latticed Portal Frames
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The Plastic Design of Latticed Portal Frames

The Paper describes the design and development of a range of prefabricated steel-framed single storey portal buildings. Rafters are of tubular lattice construction, while universal beam sections are used for the columns. Plastic theory is applied to obtain a load factor design of the portal frames. B. H. Fisher, Jacques Heyman and L. G. Jaeger

Author(s): Fisher, B H;Heyman, J;Jaeger, L G

Keywords: plastic methods;design;lattice structures;portal frames;low rise buildings