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Typical Window Panel : 1014mm x 2608mm (Wind Load 6.40kPa)


Load Data
Wind Pressure P = 6.4 kPa
Width of Panel a = 1014 mm
Length of Panel L = 2608 mm

Uniformly Distributed Load w = P a (Refer to Appendices for Formula Used)


N
w = 6
mm

Result Data

Mau = 4.37 kN m Analysis Software Output Result


Required Flexural Strength,

Required Flexural Strength, Mab = 4.37 kN m Analysis Software Output Result

Required Shear Strength, Va = 7.82 kN Analysis Software Output Result

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Material Data

Aluminum Member : 6063-T6 Typical Mullion Section


Dimension
Unsupported Length, Lu = 2608 mm
Unsupported Length for bending, Lb = 2608 mm
Material Properties
Modulus of Elasticity (), E = 69600 MPa
Tensile ultimate strength, Ftu = 205 MPa
Tensile yield strength, Fty = 170 MPa
Compressive yield strength, Fcy = 170 MPa
Shear ultimate strength, Fsu = 130 MPa
Section Properties
2
Cross-sectional area, Ag = 1444 mm
2
Shear area, Av = 419 mm
4
Moment of Inertia about x-axis, I x = 3353335 mm
4
Moment of Inertia about y-axis, I y = 384190 mm

Modulus of Elasticity (steel), Est := 200GPa


Steel Insert Height, h := 50mm
Steel Insert Width, b := 5mm
3
bh 4
Moment of Inertia about x-axis I xst := = 52083 mm
(steel insert), 12
3
b h 4
Moment of Inertia about y-axis I yst := = 521 mm
(steel insert), 12
Est
4
Total Moment of Inertia with Steel, I xtot := I x + I xst = 3503000 mm
E
Est
4
I ytot := I y + I yst = 385687 mm
E

Extreme Fiber Distance x e = 29 mm

Extreme Fiber distance ye = 94 mm


Radius of Gyration about x-axis rx = 48 mm
Radius of Gyration about y-axis ry = 16 mm
3
Section modulus Sc = 125956 mm
4
Torsion constant J = 3372459 mm

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Check for Deflection


Maximum deflection, max = 13.8 mm Analysis Software Output Result

Lu
limit = min , 19mm

175

limit = 15 mm > max OK

max
Deflection Ratio, = 0.93 < 0.90 NOT OK
limit

Actual Stresses
Maximum Bending Stress at the Support
Bending moment on mullion, Mmu = Mau ; Mmu = 4.37 kN m

Mmu
Maximum stress due to bending f mu = ; f mu = 34.67 MPa
Sc

Maximum Bending Stress at Unbraced Segment

Bending moment on mullion, Mmb = Mau ; Mmb = 4.37 kN m

Mmu
Maximum stress due to bending f mb = ; f mb = 34.67 MPa
Sc

Maximum Shear Stress


Shear stress on mullion, Vm = Va ; Vm = 7.82 kN

Vm
f vm = f vm = 18.6635 MPa
Stress due to shear force Av ;

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Structural Check

Allowable Bending Stress for 6063-T6 Aluminum,

Compression in Beams, extreme fiber, gross section


Tubular shapes (ADM2005 Sec.3.4.11, page I-A-33)
Slenderness limit, S1 = 130 ; S2 = 2434 (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.11, page VII-71)
Lb Lb = 2608 mm
Section Slenderness, S= ; S = 576
ry ry = 16 mm

Since S1 < S < S2

Lb Sc
Bc 1.6 Dc
1
Allowable Stress, Fb = (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.11, page VII-71)
ny 0.5 Cb I y J

Fb = 91 MPa > f mb = 35 MPa OK

Compression in Beams, uniform compression, gross section


Flat element supported on one edge
Element B (ADM2005 Sec.3.4.15, page I-A-33)
Slenderness Limit, S1 = 7 ; S2 = 12 (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.15, page VII-71)

b b = 19 mm
S= ; S = 9.5
Section Slenderness, t t = 2 mm

Since S1 < S < S2

1 Bp 5.1 Dp
b (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.15, page VII-71)
Allowable Stress, Fb =
ny t

Fb = 95 MPa > f mb = 35 MPa


OK

Flat element supported on both edges (ADM2005 Sec.3.4.16, page I-A-34)


Element C
Slenderness Limit, S1 = 23 ; S2 = 40 (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.16, page VII-71)

b b = 23 mm
Section Slenderness, S= ; S = 7.67
t t = 3 mm

Since S1 > S < S2

1
Bp 1.6 Dp
b
Allowable Stress, Fb =
ny t
Fb = 103 MPa > f mb = 35 MPa OK

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Compression in Beam elements, bending in own plane, gross section


Flat element supported on both edges (ADM2005 Sec.3.4.18, page I-A-35)
Element A
Slenderness Limit, S1 = 22 ; S2 = 26 (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.18, page VII-71)

h h = 77 mm
Section Slenderness, S= ; S = 25.67
t t = 3 mm
Since S1 > S < S2

1.3Fcy
Allowable Stress, Fb =
ny

Fb = 124 MPa > f mb = 35 MPa OK

Allowable Shear Stress for 6063-T6 Aluminum,


Shear in elements, gross section
Unstiffened flat elements supported on both edges (ADM2005 Sec.3.4.20, page I-A-36)
Element A

Slenderness Limit, S1 = 39 ; S2 = 78 (Table 2-23 Sec.3.4.20, page VII-71)

h h = 63 mm
Section Slenderness, S= ; S = 21
t t = 3 mm
Since S1 > S < S2
Fty
Allowable Stress, Fsm =
3 ny
Fsm = 59 MPa > f vm = 18.6635 MPa OK

Stress Ratio, Limit to 0.90 or 90% ratio

Bending Stress Ratio,


f mb
= 0.28 < 0.90
Fb OK

Shear Stress Ratio,


f vm
= 0.31 < 0.90
Fsm OK

Conclusion:
From the above analysis result, 6063-T6 Mullion Section is not satisfactory.

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