Analysis on Tower Crane under Wind Load by ANSYS
With high-rise construction increasing in city, it demands more and higher-performance tower cranes. Damages by wind to the tall and towering structures are usually very serious, but these dangers are often hidden.The paper uses the finite element software ANSYS to set up the overall modeling of the TC6010 tower crane which is produced by a company, and carry on the FEM analysis effected by wind based on it . The paper obtains the data of the displacement response of the complete machine after exerting the wind wave, and has the preliminary analysis to the result. The results show that the tower crane is a low-frequency vibrating system and easy to cause the structure resonance, the crane tower may damage in the boom firstly under the action of wind load.
Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin
Y. Q. Gu et al., "Analysis on Tower Crane under Wind Load by ANSYS", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 35-38, 2012