Dr John Papangelis

BE (Hons), PhD
Professional Officer
School of Civil Engineering

J05 - J05 Civil Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3837
Fax +61 2 9351 3343

Website School of Civil Engineering

THESIS SUPERVISION

Torsional Restraint of Roof Sheeting on Hat Sections
Bearing Capacity of Hat Sections with Diagonal Webs
Optimum Shape for Cold-Formed Purlins
Bearing Capacity of Channels with Web Stiffeners
Lateral Buckling Coefficients for Cold-Formed Steel Beams
Optimum Shape for Cold-Formed Compression Members
Comparison of Standards for the Design of Hot-Rolled Flexural Members
Finite Element Analysis of Cold-Formed Purlin-Sheeting Systems
Comparison of Standards for the Design of Hot-Rolled Compression Members
Shear Strength of Beams with Corrugated Webs

TUTORING

Computational Engineering
Statics
Dynamics
Structural Mechanics
Structural Design
Engineering Mechanics
Introduction to Structural Concepts and Design
Steel Structures 1

COMPUTER PROGRAMS

LIMSTEEL - Limit States Design of Steel Structures According to AS 4100-1998 and NZS 3404:1997.
PRFELB - Finite Element Flexural-Torsional Buckling Analysis of Plane Frames.
PRFSA - 1st and 2nd Order Elastic Analysis, In-Plane Buckling Analysis, 1st Order Elastic-Plastic Analysis, Dynamic Analysis and Truss Analysis of Plane Rigid Frames.
THIN-WALL - Cross-Section Analysis and Finite Strip Buckling Analysis of Thin-Walled Structures.
PURLIN4600 - Purlin Capacity Tables According to AS/NZS 4600.
PURLIN - Analysis and Design of Cold-Formed Purlins According to AS/NZS 4600.
SupaPurlin - Analysis and Design of Supa Purlins According to AS/NZS 4600.
Max-Span PURLIN – Analysis and Design of Max-Span Purlins to AS/NZS 4600.

CONSULTING WORK

Tied Arch Rail Bridge
Yarra River Pedestrian Bridge
Concrete Design Handbook
Mechanical Testing of Epoxy Laminates
Roof Collapse of an Industrial Building
Buckling of Thin-Walled Trough Girders
Buckling Analysis of Old Rail Bridge Girders
Roof of Sydney International Aquatic Centre
Failure of Steel Portal Frames
Stability of Drive-In Racking Systems
Testing of Racking Components
Testing of Supermarket Shelves
Torsion Tests of Sigma Truss Chord
Safety Handrail System
Testing and analysis of Storage Racks
Beams with Corrugated Webs
Testing of Mobile Shelving
Vacuum Rig Tests of Purlin Systems
Purlin Capacity Tables
Purlin Optimization
Development of Purlin Analysis and Design Software
Development of Specialised Computer Software
Testing of Oneform Beam Sections
Box Beam Capacity Tables
Testing of Riveted Connections
Concrete Thickness Tables
Shear Buckling Analysis
Industrial Light Beams

Selected publications

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Conferences

  • Papangelis, J., Hancock, G. (2005). Computer Analysis and Design of Cold-Formed Purlins. 10th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, United Kingdom: Civil-Comp Press.

2005

  • Papangelis, J., Hancock, G. (2005). Computer Analysis and Design of Cold-Formed Purlins. 10th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, United Kingdom: Civil-Comp Press.

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