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RE: Dogbone Connections

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I have recently received some information from Arbed who developed the
"dog bone" detail.  Arbed's e-mail address is "tradearbed(--nospam--at)"

Doug Francisco
The Bentley Company

>From: 	Hunt, Tom[SMTP:tom.hunt(--nospam--at)]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, January 22, 1997 12:27 PM
>To: 	SEAOC(--nospam--at)
>Subject: 	Dogbone Connections
>     Does anyone know how to get the testing and design data on the AISC
>     Dogbone connection?  This is the connection where the beam flanges are 
>     radiused (new word!?) out just before the column to induce hinging 
>     away from the column/connection.
>     I saw the two articles in Modern Steel construction and tried the 
>     AISC web site without luck.
>     Los Angeles City and County require, among other things, that you 
>     must submit test results of prototype specimens. I am hoping that this 
>     information is not proprietary as is some of the information on the 
>     other tested connections such as the SSDA Slot, IFC Kaiser, or the 
>     MNH-SMRF.
>     Any leads on web sites, people, phone numbers, E-Mails, etc. would be 
>     helpful.
>     Thanks,
>     Thomas Hunt
>     TOM.HUNT(--nospam--at)