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dc.contributor.authorSapiee, Siti Fairuz Binti
dc.contributor.supervisorAssoc. Prof. Lau Hieng Ho
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T10:04:34Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T10:04:34Z
dc.date.created2014-07-30T03:02:13Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/1367
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Self-drilling screws are the primary means of fastening cold-formed steel members in cold-formed thin-gauge steel construction. This study was carried out to investigate the behaviour and strength of single-shear connections formed with self-drilling screws. The influences of the number of screws, screw spacing and screw patterns on the strength of self-drilling screw connections were determined. It was found that the numbers of screws and screw spacing affect the performance of the screw connection significantly as compared to screw patterns.

dc.languageen
dc.publisherCurtin University
dc.titleBehaviour and strength of screw connections in cold-formed steel structures
dc.typeThesis
dcterms.educationLevelM.Phil.
curtin.departmentSchool of Science and Engineering, Department of Civil & Construction Engineering
curtin.accessStatusOpen access


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