The new 12th edition of the Handbook of Steel Construction based on CSA S16:19, Design of steel structure, is now available. Published by the CISC since 1967, the Handbook of [...]
Question 1: How to calculate the shear stresses in straight plug welds connecting two plates. Question 2: How to calculate the shear stresses in bevelled plug welds connecting two [...]
CISC has published its latest Design Module: Steel-Framed Commercial Building Design. This publication illustrates the design of a six-storey commercial building, including common structural steel components used in floor and [...]
CSA S16:19, Design of steel structures, has introduced changes to the factored shear resistance of fillet welds. In both the current edition, S16:19, and the previous one, S16-14, the shear [...]
A quantity that is often used when designing a steel beam according to CSA Standard S16 Clause 13.6 is Lu , the longest unbraced length with which the beam will [...]
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