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Tag: Connections Types of Beam Connections

In general, all beam connections are classified as either framed or seated. In the framed type, the beam is connected to the supporting member with fittings (short angles are common) attached to the beam web. With seated connections, the ends of the beam rest on a ledge or seat, in much the same manner as if the beam rested on a wall. Bolted Framed

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Tag: Connections Cable Saddles, Anchorages and Connections

Saddles atop towers of suspension bridges may be large steel castings in one piece (Fig. 15.35) or, to reduce weight, partly of weldment (Fig. 15.36). The size of the saddle may be determined by the permissible lateral pressures on the cables, which are a function of the radius of curvature of the saddle. Other saddles of special design may be required at side piers

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