A Detailed Experimental Study on The Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Filled Steel Tube Beams

Authors(3) :-Shaik Heena, Syed Rizwan, A.B.S. Dadapeer

Concrete filled steel tubes (CFST) member have many advantages compared with the ordinary structural member made of steel or reinforced concrete. One of the main advantages is the interaction between the steel tube and concrete. Concrete delays the steel tube’s local buckling, whereas the steel tube confines the concrete and thereby increases the concrete’s strength. CFSTs are economical and permit rapid construction because the steel tube serves as formwork and reinforcement to the concrete fill, negating the need for either. The deformation capacity of the system is increased by the combined action of the concrete fill with the thin, ductile steel tube. The concrete fill significantly increases inelastic deformation capacity and the compressive stiffness and load capacity of the CFST member. In building construction concrete filled steel tubes are very widely used for columns in combination with steel or reinforced concrete beam. In this work totally 9 specimens were tested out of which 3 specimens were empty steel tubes and remaining 6 specimens were concrete filled with different bonding techniques. As it is prefabricated time consumption will be less in construction practice and due to confinement more ductility is expected which is very useful in earthquake resistant structures. Load carrying capacity of CFST almost doubled in comparison with empty steel tubes. Ultimate load carrying capacity of concrete filled steel tube beams almost doubled compared to empty steel tubes. Compared to empty steel tubes, strength increase of 67.19%, 97.48% and 114.84% was observed in normal CFST, CFST with sand blasting and CFST with diagonal shear connector beams respectively. Average ultimate load of EST was 105.66kN whereas average load of CFSTB, CFSTBWSB and CFSTBWDSC was 176.66, 208.66 and 227kN respectively. The maximum load was taken by the specimen CFSTBWDSC – 03 which was 231kN, it may be because of presence of diagonal shear connector inside the tube.

Authors and Affiliations

Shaik Heena
M.Tech, St.Mark Eucational Institution Society Group of Institutions, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Syed Rizwan
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Chiranjeevi Reddy Institute of Engineering & Technology, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
A.B.S. Dadapeer
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Chiranjeevi Reddy Institute of Engineering & Technology, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India

CFST, Fine aggregate, Compressive Strength, Formwork, Split Tensile Strength

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 11 | November-December 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 196-203
Manuscript Number : IJSRST18401141
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Shaik Heena, Syed Rizwan, A.B.S. Dadapeer, " A Detailed Experimental Study on The Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Filled Steel Tube Beams, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 11, pp.196-203, November-December-2018. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRST18401141
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST18401141

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