professor ben schafer's thin-walled structures research group - johns hopkins university ClarkWestern Direct Strength Method (DSM) Workshop   May 27, 2009   Workshop Schedule/Materials 10:00-11:00 Overview of DSM (Lecture) 11:00-12:00 Hands on CUFSM Tutorials (1) (2) (3) (more) Lunch (45 min) 12:45- 1:00  Hands on DIY DSM Calculations (problem) (spreadsheet)   1:00- 2:00  Introduction to DSM Design Guide (Lecture)                   Distortional buckling and how DSM helps (Lecture) (CFSEI Tech Note)   2:00- 2:15  Hands on DSM Calc with rot. restraint (problem) (spreadsheet) (files) Break (15 min)   2:30- 3:30  Hands on Team Projects (problem) (base cufsm file - zipped)   3:30- 3:45  Product Development (new AISI provisions spec comm chF bits)   3:45- 4:15  Latest and greatest discussion (holes, inelastic: spec comm ltb,                      otherBC, beam columns) + Wrap-up (Lecture)   Supplementary Materials Analysis   CUFSM download the latest version + more tutorials + source code   CUTWP reads CUFSM files and gives you classic global buckling solutions   Finite strip method research page lots of neat work, soon any boundary condition will be handled    The constrained finite strip method (cFSM) automatically classify and identify local, distortional, and global Cold-formed steel    Direct Strength Method summary page of all things Direct Strength    Direct Strength Method for members with holes summary of research, ballot to be voted on summer 2009    Sheathing Braced Design of Wall Studs summary or research, including lots on bracing CFS    Inelastic bending of CFS members 2nd ballot summer 2009, take advantage of M > My, easily!   Modeling cold-formed steel general guidance on modeling cold-formed steel for researchers  Completed Projects   Local buckling of C's and Z's in bending project showing test results of local buckling of beams   Distortional buckling of C's and Z's in bending distortional buckling of beams   Distortional buckling of columns distortional buckling of columns, lots of early DSM development    Rotational restraint of sheathing test results providing bracing strength of different sheathing types last edited on 05/26/09

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