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Tag: Member Tension Members

These are proportioned so that their gross and net areas are large enough to resist imposed loads. The criteria for determining the net area of a tension member with bolt holes is the same for allowable stress design and load-and-resistance-factor design. In determination of net area, the width of a bolt hole should be taken 1⁄16 in larger than the nominal dimension of the

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Tag: Member Member Design Example-LRFD

The design of a truss hanger by the AASHTO LRFD Specifications is presented subsequently. This is preceded by the following introduction to the LRFD member design provisions. LRFD Member Design Provisions Tension Members. The net area, An, of a member is the sum of the products of thickness and the smallest net width of each element. The width of each standard

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Tag: Member Member and Joint Design Examples-LFD and SLD

Design of a truss member by the AASHTO LFD and SLD Specifications is illustrated in the following examples, The design includes a connection in a Warren truss in which splicing of a truss chord occurs within a joint. Some designers prefer to have the chord run continuously through the joint and be spliced adjacent to the joint. Satisfactory designs can be produced using either

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Tag: Member Truss Member Details

The following shapes for truss members are typically considered: H sections, made with two side segments (composed of angles or plates) with solid web, perforated web, or web of stay plates and lacing. Modern bridges almost exclusively use H sections made of three plates welded together. Channel sections, made with two angle segments, with solid  , perforated web, or web of

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