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RE: Cantilevered Steel Beam Construction

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There is also a very good publication put out by the Canadian Institute of
Steel Construction
that provides typical details, design recommendations, etc.  

Paul Meyer

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Brian K. Smith [SMTP:smitheng(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Friday, January 22, 1999 07:00 am
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	RE: Cantilevered Steel Beam Construction
> AISC has a publication entitled "Cantilever Roof Framing Using Rolled
> Steel
> Beams."  The publication makes comparisons between cantilever framing with
> hot rolled sections and simple span framing using Joist Girders.  Please
> be
> aware that web stiffeners are not always required from a strength (web
> crippling) stand point.  Most engineers use them to provide stability to
> the
> column.  However, if you are using tie joists at all column locations,
> with
> the bottom chord extended and attached to the column, I would feel
> relatively comfortable not using web stiffeners unless needed for
> strength.
> Your call.  As for the cost of web stiffeners, contact your local steel
> fab
> shop.
> Brian K. Smith, P.E.
> Bossier City, Louisiana
> >
> > Does anyone know of any studies or information on the cost differences
> > between cantilevered steel beam roof construction and typical
> > beam-to-column
> > simple span construction?