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    • Experimental Assessment of Bolted Moment End-plate Connections 

      Zhu, Chen; Rasmussen, Kim; Yan, Shen; Zhang, Hao (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2019-08)
      The paper summarizes experiments conducted at the University of Sydney on bolted moment end-plate connections. The overall context of this work was to obtain full-range moment-rotation curves of the connections which can ...
    • Experimental evaluation of the full-range behaviour of steel beam-to-column connections 

      Yan, Shen; Rasmussen, Kim; Jiang, Luli; Zhu, Chen; Zhang, Hao (2020-01-22)
      The paper summarises recent experimental research undertaken at the University of Sydney on determining the full-range behaviour of steel beam-to-column connections. Three series of tests were conducted on three different ...
    • Experimental investigation of full-range action-deformation behaviour of top-and-seat angle and web angle connections 

      Jiang, Luli; Rasmussen, Kim; Zhang, Hao (9th international conference on Advances in Steel Structures, 2018-12)
      Web angle connections are usually categorized as a type of pinned connection whose moment resisting capacity is assumed negligible. Hence, there is a lack of experimental data in regard to the moment-rotation behavior of ...
    • Full-range behaviour of semi-rigid steel connections 

      Zhu, Chen; Jiang, Luli; Rasmussen, Kim; Yan, Shen; Zhang, Hao (9th International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, 2018-12)
      The paper summarises recent research programs undertaken at the University of Sydney on determining the full-range behaviour of steel connections including post-peak softening and fracture. The overall context of this work ...
    • Full-range behaviour of top-and-seat angle connections 

      Yan, Shen; Jiang, Luli; Rasmussen, Kim; Zhang, Hao (2020-01-22)
      This paper presents recent research carried out at the University of Sydney on the full-range behaviour of top-and-seat angle connections. A total of 18 tests were conducted, covering two connection configurations and three ...
    • A new maximum entropy-based importance sampling for reliability analysis 

      Dai, Hongzhe; Zhang, Hao; Wang, Wei (Elsevier, 2016-11)
      Importance sampling can be highly efficient if a good importance sampling density is constructed. Although the parametric sampling densities centered on the design points are often good choices, the determination of the ...
    • A new unbiased metamodel method for efficient reliability analysis 

      Xue, Guofeng; Dai, Hongzhe; Zhang, Hao; Wang, Wei (Elsevier, 2017-07)
      Metamodel method is widely used in structural reliability analysis. A main limitation of this method is that it is difficult or even impossible to quantify the model uncertainty caused by the metamodel approximation. This ...
    • System Reliabilities of Planar Gravity Steel Frames Designed by the Inelastic Method in AISC 360-10 

      Zhang, Hao; Liu, Haoyu; Ellingwood, Bruce; Rasmussen, Kim (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2018-03)
      Current methods for designing steel structures, such as load and resistance factor design (LRFD) are based on safety checks of individual members derived from elastic analysis. The next generation of steel design methods ...
    • System reliability-based Direct Design Method for space frames with cold–formed steel hollow sections 

      Liu, Wenyu; Zhang, Hao; Rasmussen, Kim (Engineering Structures, 2018-07-01)
      Design-by-analysis methods for steel structures are receiving considerable attention from professional engineers, researchers and standard-writing groups. Designing by analysis, termed as the Direct Design Method (DDM), ...
    • System-based limit state design criterion for 3D steel frames under wind loads 

      Liu, Wenyu; Zhang, Hao; Rasmussen, Kim; Yan, Shen (Elsevier, 2019-06)
      Advanced nonlinear finite element analysis (FEA) enables the Direct Design Method (DDM) of a frame by computational analysis in place of designing members and connections to codified specific equations. The Direct Design ...