Simulation Study on Construction Process of Complex Spatial Steel Structure Based on the Construction Mechanics
The construction process of the large span spatial steel structure was studied by finite element method and the time-varying mechanics. The construction process of complex spatial frame structure was divided into the installation and dismount supporting phase, and each stage was divided into 15 steps in which mainly simulated and analyzed the whole construction process by "life-death" element. The critical control points of each construction step were identified, the stress state, interval value and the maximum stress in the structure of each construction condition were conformed; rod deformation in construction process was analyzed in construction program. The result showed that the large span spatial steel structure construction scheme was numerical simulated and calculated by the method of finite element analysis and the mechanical state, deformation and safety of building structure were predicted accurately during construction.
Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin
W. L. Zhang et al., "Simulation Study on Construction Process of Complex Spatial Steel Structure Based on the Construction Mechanics", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 1209-1213, 2012