KB 001537 | Consideration of Possible Contact Between Overlapping Members


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19 September 2018


Bastian Ackermann

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From time to time it happens that two intersecting beams overlap at a short distance. Such a structure raises the question, with regard to the modeling, how it is possible to consider a contact with force transmission under compression between the two beams, whilst the contact under tension, i.e. in case of a lifting top beam, should fail.

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