Handbook of Steel Connection Design and Details

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The Definitive Guide to Steel Connection Design Fully updated with the latest AISC and ICC codes and specifications, Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details , Second Edition, is the most comprehensive resource on load and resistance factor design (LRFD) available. This authoritative volume surveys the leading methods for connecting structural steel components, covering state-of-the-art techniques and materials, and includes new information on welding and connections. Hundreds of detailed examples, photographs, and illustrations are found throughout this practical handbook. Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details , Second Edition, covers: Fasteners and welds for structural connections Connections for axial, moment, and shear forces Welded joint design and production Splices, columns, and truss chords Partially restrained connections Seismic design Structural steel details Connection design for special structures Inspection and quality control Steel deck connections Connection to composite members

Author Biography

Akbar Tamboli, P.E. is senior vice president at Thornton/Tomasetti Structural Engineers n++ one of the foremost Structural Engineering firms. He was formerly vice president and project manager with Cantor Consulting Engineers in New York where he was responsible for several major projects. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Professional Engineer, Tamboli is the editor of Steel Design Handbook: LRFD Method.


Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xiii
Preface to the Second Editionp. xv
Preface to the First Editionp. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Fasteners and Welds for Structural Connectionsp. 1
introductionp. 2
Bolted Connectionsp. 2
Types of boltsp. 2
Washer requirementsp. 4
Pretensioned and snug-tight boltsp. 5
Bearing-type versus slip-critical jointsp. 5
Bolts in combination with weldsp. 7
Standard, oversized, short-slotted, and long-slotted holesp. 8
Edge distances and spacing of boltsp. 9
Installationp. 11
Welded Connectionsp. 14
Types of weldsp. 14
Welding symbolsp. 20
Welding materialp. 25
Welding positionsp. 25
Weld proceduresp. 26
Weld qualityp. 30
Methods for determining strength of skewed fillet weldsp. 32
Obliquely loaded concentric fillet weld groupsp. 34
Referencesp. 36
Design of Connections for Axial, Moment, and Shear Forcesp. 37
Introductionp. 38
Philosophyp. 39
General procedurep. 39
Economic considerationsp. 39
Types of connectionsp. 40
Organizationp. 40
Axial Force Connectionsp. 41
Bracing connectionsp. 41
Truss connectionsp. 89
Hanger connectionsp. 102
Column base platesp. 109
Splices-columns and truss chordsp. 111
Moment Connectionsp. 126
Introductionp. 126
Example-three-way moment connectionp. 127
Shear Connectionsp. 136
Introductionp. 136
Framed connectionsp. 137
Skewed connectionsp. 139
Seated connectionsp. 145
Beam shear splicesp. 148
Extended single plate shear connections (shear tabs)p. 151
Miscellaneous Connectionsp. 155
Simple beam connections under shear and axial loadp. 155
Reinforcement of axial force connectionsp. 162
Extended tab with axialp. 165
Referencesp. 169
Welded Joint Design and Productionp. 171
Structural Steels for Welded Constructionp. 173
Introductionp. 173
Modern base metals for weldingp. 174
Older and miscellaneous base metalsp. 179
Weld Cracking/Solutionsp. 183
Centerlfne crackingp. 184
Heat-affected zone crackingp. 186
Transverse crackingp. 189
Welding Processesp. 190
SMAWp. 190
FCAWp. 191
SAWp. 193
GMAWp. 195
ESW/EGWp. 198
GTAWp. 200
Welding Process Selectionp. 201
Joint requirementsp. 201
Process capabilitiesp. 203
Special situationsp. 205
Welding Proceduresp. 206
Effects of welding variablesp. 207
Purpose of welding procedure specifications (WPSs)p. 210
Prequallfled welding procedure specificationsp. 213
Guidelines for preparing prequalified WPSsp. 215
Qualifying welding procedures by testp. 215
Approval of WPSsp. 218
Weld Size Determinationp. 218
Strength of welded connectionsp. 218
Variables affecting welded connection strengthp. 219
Determining throat size for tension or shear loadsp. 220
Determining throat size for compressive loadsp. 221
Practical approach to determine weld size for bending or torsional loadsp. 222
Treat weld as a linep. 222
Use standard formulas to find force on weldp. 223
Filler metal strength requirementsp. 226
Welding Cost Analysisp. 230
Techniques to Limit Distortionp. 232
Why distortion occursp. 232
Control of distortionp. 232
Special Welding Issues far Seismically Resistant Structuresp. 234
Introduction and backgroundp. 234
General review of welding engineering principlesp. 236
Unique aspects of seismically loaded welded structuresp. 240
Design of seismically resistant welded structuresp. 241
Materialsp. 256
Workmanshipp. 262
Inspectionp. 265
Post-Northrldge detailsp. 268
Referencesp. 272
Partially Restrained Connectionsp. 273
Introductionp. 273
Connection Classificationp. 275
Connection stiffnessp. 277
Connection strengthp. 279
Connection ductilityp. 279
Derivation of M- curvesp. 281
Analysisp. 282
Design of Bolted PR Connectionsp. 285
Coiumn-welded-beam-bolted connectionsp. 288
4.3.2p. 302
4.3.3p. 313
4.3.4p. 322
Considerations for Analysis of PR Framesp. 322
Referencesp. 325
Seismic Design of Connectionsp. 329
Special Design issues for Seismic Designp. 329
Connection Design Requirements for Various Structural Systemsp. 334
Design of Special Moment-Frame Connectionsp. 337
Introductionp. 337
Post-Northridge developments in connection designp. 341
Toughened connectionsp. 341
Strengthened connectionsp. 342
Weakened connectionsp. 348
Concentrically Braced Framesp. 353
Introductionp. 353
Connection design and examplep. 355
Eccentrically Braced Framesp. 364
Buckling Restrained Braced Framesp. 365
Special Plate Shear Wallsp. 365
Other Connections in Seismic Framesp. 365
Referencesp. 367
Structural Steel Detailsp. 371
Steel Connection Detailsp. 372
Composite Construction Detailsp. 384
Roof Decking Detailsp. 387
Steel Joists and Girder Detailsp. 369
Steel Bracing Detailsp. 394
Overhead Crane-Support Detafisp. 398
Cold-Formed Metal-Framing Detailsp. 402
Referencep. 415
Connection Design for Special Structuresp. 417
Introductionp. 417
Lateral Load Systemsp. 420
Long-Span Trussesp. 422
Space-Frame Structuresp. 426
Examples of Connections for Special Structuresp. 430
Building Information Model (BIM)p. 444
Conclusionp. 453
Referencesp. 454
Inspection and Quality Controlp. 455
Fastener Quality Control and Testingp. 456
Bolt Preinstallation Inspectionp. 458
Bolt Installation and Inspectionp. 459
Turn-of-nut installation methodp. 459
Calibrated-wrench installation methodp. 461
Direct tension indicator installation methodp. 462
Twist-off-type tension-control bolt installation methodp. 463
Lock pin and collar installation methodp. 464
Bolt inspection proceduresp. 464
Arbitration of disputesp. 465
Bolt Inspection Issuesp. 465
Hole punching and drillingp. 465
Bolt storage and controlp. 466
Lubricationp. 467
Bolt stickoutp. 468
Washersp. 469
Systematic tighteningp. 470
Reuse of bolts previously tightenedp. 471
Inspection Prior to Weldingp. 471
Welding processesp. 742
Welding proceduresp. 478
Welding personnelp. 479
Base metal qualityp. 480
Joint preparation and fit-upp. 480
Welding equipmentp. 481
Welding consumablesp. 481
Welding conditionsp. 481
Preheatp. 482
Inspection During and After Weldingp. 482
Nondestructive Testingp. 482
Weld Acceptance Criteriap. 485
Welding Inspector Certification Programsp. 486
Steel Deck Connectionsp. 489
Referencesp. 505
Connections to Composite Membersp. 507
Introductionp. 509
General Design Considerationsp. 509
Strength and stiffnessp. 509
Stabilityp. 510
Serviceabilityp. 510
Cyclic behaviorp. 510
Beam-to-Walf Connectionsp. 511
Introductory remarksp. 511
Qualitative discussion about outrigger beam-wall connection and coupling beam-wall connectionp. 512
Design of steel or steel-concrete composite coupling beam-wall connectionsp. 519
Design of outrigger beam-wall connectionsp. 526
Joints between Steel Beams and Reinforced Concrete Columnsp. 533
Introductionp. 533
Joint behaviorp. 534
Joint detailingp. 535
Joint forcesp. 535
Effective Joint widthp. 538
Strength requirementsp. 539
Limitationsp. 545
Connections to Concrete-Filled Tube (CFT) Columnsp. 545
Introductionp. 545
Current practicep. 546
Problems associated with welding beams to CFT columnsp. 546
Possible connection detailp. 547
Force transfer mechanism for through-beam connection detailp. 562
Tentative design provisions for through-beam connection detailp. 567
Referencesp. 575
Notations (for Sec. 10.3)p. 576
Structural Shapes-Dimensions and General Informationp. 579
Welding Symbolsp. 599
SI Metric Conversion Tablep. 603
Nomenclaturep. 605
Indexp. 613
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