Orthogonal & Skewed Shear Connections
By Lawrence A. Kloiber, 2004 AISC T.R. Higgins Award Winner

0.2 CEUs/2.0 PDHs
Cost of CEUs/PDHs: Members $50, Non-Members $100

Simple shear connections for beam to beam and girder to column connections are one of the keys to safe economical fabrication, erection and structure performance. This paper explores basic connection design requirements and provides guidance on safety and economy of various types of connections. It discusses standard orthogonal and skewed shear connections for wide flange beams to wide flange girders and columns and to hollow structural sections (HSS) and concrete supports.


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