The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 44 (1966) > Issues > Issue 6 > The Failure Loads of Steel and Structural Aluminium Alloy Portals
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The Failure Loads of Steel and Structural Aluminium Alloy Portals

This paper describes tests to fai:urc carricd out on small-scale portal frames of mild stcel and structural aluminium alloy. The failure loads in each series agree well with thc Merchant-Rankine prediction. P.A. Kirby and A. Bolton

Author(s): Kirby, P A;Bolton, A

Keywords: portal frames;steel;aluminium;failures;loads;modelling