Building structures are designed to support a variety of pipes, ducts, conduits and other services. Efforts to reduce floor heights have led to these items being placed in the [...]
ASTM A1085/A1085M, Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded Carbon Steel Hollow Structural Sections (HSS), was introduced in 2013 and was listed in CSA S16 Clause 5.1.3 for the first time in [...]
Welded connections in structural applications are normally designed with matching electrodes, as listed in Table 4 of CSA Standard S16 for steels produced to CSA G40.21, "Structural Quality Steel". Starting [...]
For practicality and economic reasons, codes are reluctant to enforce design for full elastic forces, especially where seismic forces are large. Inelastic design complicates the design substantially and has led [...]
Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups The second module in CISC's Design Modules lineup, "Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups" is now available. The first module on "Eccentrically Loaded Bolt Groups" was the subject [...]
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