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Tag: Welded framed 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: Welded framed 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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