Shear Lag in Wide Flanges and the “Breathing” of Slender Web Plates

  • M. Skaloud
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 358)


This part of the monograph, corresponding to six hours of lecturing at the related Advanced School, deals with two chapters on advanced analysis of steel plate and box girders; viz. (i) shear lag in wide flanges and (ii) the „breathing” of slender web plates. Both chapters are mostly based on the results and conclusions of the research undertaken by the author and his associates in Prague during the last years.


Longitudinal Stress Initial Imperfection Longitudinal Stiffener Transverse Stiffener Wide Flange 


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  • M. Skaloud
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  1. 1.Czech Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic

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