Journal of Structures
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 795257, 7 pages
Research Article

Reassessing the Plastic Hinge Model for Energy Dissipation of Axially Loaded Columns

Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L7

Received 30 October 2013; Accepted 30 December 2013; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editor: Mustafa Kemal Apalak

Copyright © 2014 R. M. Korol and K. S. Sivakumaran. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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