For hollow structural section (HSS) connections, welds can be designed either to achieve the capacity of the connected branch member wall or to be “fit for purpose” (i.e. to resist [...]
By Charles Albert, P.Eng., Manager of Technical Publications and Services CISC provides this column as part of its commitment to the education of those interested in the use of steel [...]
Gerber Roof Girders The third module in CISC's Design Modules lineup, "Gerber Roof Girders " has been published and is now available. The first two modules on "Eccentrically Loaded Bolt [...]
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 [...]
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