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Tag: Stiffener Requirements Design Parameters for Rolled Beams and Plate Girders

In the design of beams, girders, and trusses, the span should be taken as the distance between the center of gravity of supports. At supports, a flexural member should be restrained against torsion or rotation about its longitudinal axis. Usually, this requires that the top and bottom flanges of the beam be laterally braced. A slender flexural member seated atop

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