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This e-book comprises the edited papers provided on the 3rd overseas convention on excessive functionality constructions and fabrics and it addresses concerns regarding complex sorts of buildings, relatively these in accordance with new thoughts or new kinds of fabrics. specific emphasis is put on clever ?‚?‘smart structures?‚?’ in addition to the applying of computational how you can version, regulate and deal with those constructions and fabrics. The publication covers themes comparable to: harm and Fracture Mechanics; Composite fabrics and constructions; optimum layout; Adhesion and Adhesives; usual Fibre Composites; Failure standards of FRP; Non-linear Behaviour of FRP constructions; fabric Characterization; excessive functionality fabrics; excessive functionality Concretes; Aerospace buildings; Reliability of constructions; Ceramics in Engineering.

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First, we use eqn. (10) compute an upper bound on ∆ : 2 gE   c = ∆ dyn = ∆ max 0 − 5 Hz ⇒ ∆ <  cor   2π × 5  z * βσL (13) In [1] we find the expression of the Indicator of Volume of Warren trusses (eqn. (14)) and Howe/Pratt (eqn. com, ISSN 1743-3509 (on-line) High Performance Structures and Materials III ∆ dyn − ∆2dyn − (n + 2 ) 2 L ∆ dyn + ∆ dyn − (n + 2 ) < < H (n + 2 2n ) (n + 2 2n) ∆ dyn − ∆2dyn − (n + 1) L < (n + 1 2n ) H < 19 (14) ∆ dyn + ∆2dyn − (n + 1) (15) (n + 1 2n ) On the other hand, if we consider buckling through Ψ this interval is calculated numerically.

Therefore we clearly divide the input information in variables and parameters. The material parameters and the displacement constraint are considered as being input parameters, since their values are fixed. com, ISSN 1743-3509 (on-line) High Performance Structures and Materials III 37 efficiency curves for the indicator of volume as function of the slenderness for Ψ = 0,10, 20, 30. Ψ = 0 corresponds to the theoretical value of Samyn [1], in which buckling is neglected. Common values of Ψ vary between 10 and 30.

Latteur 2, B. Verbeeck1, W. Ponsaert1 & J. Van Steirteghem1 1 Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Department of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Brussels, Belgium 2 Agronomic Faculty of Gembloux and Setesco NV, Belgium Abstract Within the framework of sustainable development we strive for structures with a minimum volume of material. When we only consider criteria on resistance and buckling, Samyn and Latteur prove that even at the stage of conceptual design a clear hierarchy among the different truss typologies can be established.

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