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Tag: Additional Connectors at Inflection Points Composite Construction with I Girders

With shear connectors welded to the top flange of a beam or girder, a concrete slab may be cmade to work with that member in carrying bending stresses. In effect, a portion of the slab, called the effective width, functions much like a steel cover plate. In fact, the effective slab area may be transformed into an equivalent steel area for computation

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