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Title: Towards the Use of High Strength Steel for Construction Productivity
Authors: Cai, Yanqing
Zhao, Mingshan
Chiew, Sing Ping
Keywords: Construction productivity
High strength steel
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Chiew, S. P., Zhao, M., & Cai, Y. (2016). Towards the Use of High Strength Steel for Construction Productivity. Australasian Structural Engineering Conference: ASEC 2016.
Conference: Australasian Structural Engineering Conference: ASEC 2016
Abstract: With rapid advancement in on-line steel production processes, it is now possible to produce high strength steel at affordable and competitive cost. This leads to the development of design codes and construction technologies where higher strength and performance steel are now permitted to be used. Due to its higher strength to weight ratio, saving in total materials and easier construction, higher productivity could be achieved by replacing normal strength steel with high strength steel in design and construction. However, there are key differences between high strength and traditional normal strength steel because of the way it is produced as well as limiting design considerations which will impede greater usage of high strength steel. This paper discusses the novelty as well as challenges of using high strength steel to improve construction productivity. The study of the tensile behavior of Grade S690 T-stub joints is highlighted to illustrate the difference between high strength and normal strength structural steel. The design issues of using high strength Grade 600 reinforcing steel bars and high strength steel in composite columns are also highlighted.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/80597
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/42780
Schools: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Rights: © 2016 Engineers Australia. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Australasian Structural Engineering Conference: ASEC 2016, Engineers Australia. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document.
Fulltext Permission: open
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