Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Behaviour and Failure of Steel Columns Subjected to Blast Loads: Numerical Study and Analytical Approach

Table 1

Geometrical properties, loading conditions, and test results of the steel columns used in the validations [4].

Test symbolSectionBlast directionkL/rPaxial (N)Pmax (N/mm2)td (ms)Impulse (I) ((N/mm2) × sec)Δmax (mm)

4C1W150 × 24x-x382700004.2832.10.00317460.4
5C1W200 × 71x-x276400002.0988.40.00314432.8

Pmax = maximum value of blast pressure (N/mm2); td = time duration of the positive blast pressure; instability deformation; yielding and plastic deformation.