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Tag: Seated Connections Connections for Simple Beams

End connections of beams to their supports are classified as simple-beam, fully restrained, and partially restrained connections. Simple, or conventional, connections are assumed free to rotate under loads. They are designed to carry shear only. The AISC specifications for structural steel buildings require that connections of this type have adequate inelastic rotation capacity to avoid overstressing the fasteners or welds.

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