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Redesigning monorail steel trusses to satisfy aluminium design requirement

Lookup NU author(s): Dr John Bull


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The research incorporated an extensive computer analysis to investigate the alterations necessary to an existing steel design of a monorail circular hollow section (CHS) truss to convert it to aluminium. Modifications to the structural design are outlined to illustrate how best to utilize structural aluminium.

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Author(s): Jackson RI, Bull JW

Editor(s): Topping, BHV; Montero, G; Montenegro, R

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: Eighth International Conferance on Computational Structures Technology

Year of Conference: 2006

Pages: Paper 135

ISSN: 9781905088089

Publisher: Civil-Comp press