Finite Element Analysis of A Segment of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Guyed Tower
Sangam Yadav1, Yatendra Saraswat2, Hemant Singh Parihar3

1Sangam Yadav, Department of Civil Engineering, GLA University, Mathura (U.P), India.
2Yatendra Saraswat, Department of Civil Engineering, GLA University, Mathura (U.P), India.
3Hemant Singh Parihar, Department of Civil Engineering, GLA University, Mathura (U.P), India.

Manuscript received on 01 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 178-182 | Volume-8 Issue-7, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G5104058719/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The trending demand and necessity of telecommunication towers it is required to keep analysing the guyed towers with different materials and cross-section to get efficient sustainability. This research work involves the analysis of an 8.6m segment with guys as a bottom segment of telecommunication guyed tower made up of Fiber-reinforced polymer. In this research, the analysis is performed for FRP material with 40.6% and 65% fiber volume fraction to get the comparative results regarding deformation, stresses and strains. In this study, the guyed segment is analysed for Darbhanga location of India that has higher wind intensity according to IS code of wind loads 1987 part-3 by using Finite Element Analysis on ANSYS workbench. After performing analysis we conclude that the deformation occurred in guys, and stresses and strains can be seen in segment only after applying wind load on one face of a segment upto 8.6m height. The results obtained confirm that the segment made up of FRP with 65% fiber volume fraction is demonstrating viable results as compared to 40.6% fiber volume fraction.
Keyword: FRP, ANSYS Workbench, Finite Element Analysis, Fiber volume fraction, Telecommunication Guyed Tower.
Scope of the Article: Analysis of Algorithms and Computational Complexity.