Part 4 of the CISC Steel Design Series (SDS-4), "Welded Shapes - Properties and Dimensions" has been published. Tables of Welded Wide-Flange (WWF) and Welded Reduced-Flange (WRF) shapes are reprinted [...]
Part 4 in the Handbook of Steel Construction contains tables of factored axial compressive resistances. For a small number of compression members, the width-to-thickness ratio of the flanges and/or web [...]
CISC has recently published the 3rd edition of its Steel Bridge Certification Standard. The English and French versions can be downloaded via these links: www.cisc-icca.ca/product/cisc-steel-bridge-certification-standard-3rd-edition-2018/ www.cisc-icca.ca/product/norme-de-certification-de-licca-pour-les-ponts-en-acier-troisieme-edition-2018/ This Standard is used [...]
When renovating older buildings, designers have often turned to the CISC Solutions Centre for information on obsolete steel sections listed in past editions of the Handbook. This information can be [...]
Tolerances on hot-rolled steel members include permissible variations in the mass, area, length, cross-sectional dimensions (depth and flange width), straightness (camber and sweep), and other geometric properties. Manufacturing tolerances are [...]
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