CSA S16-14 requirements for shear stud detailing aim mainly at ensuring that the studs will reach their design capacity as the composite member reaches its ultimate load. The accompanying figure [...]
A composite truss consists of a steel truss fabricated from rolled sections, such as HSS, angles and WT, and a concrete slab atop the steel truss. Composite action between steel [...]
Typically, a shear lug(s) is used to transfer large shear forces between a column base and the foundation (See Figure). Anchor rods are generally used to position, level and secure [...]
The Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC) Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts provides state-of-the-art criteria for design and installation of ASTM high-strength bolts and assemblies. These recommendations become [...]
One of the most prominent features in the Handbook of Steel Construction, 11th edition, is the addition of availability data for wide-flange or W-shape sections. In Parts 4, 5 and [...]
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