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Re: AISC Floor plate bending capacity table

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I believe that if you check the figures, they are for 1/100.
Try it.
John O'Brien

----- Original Message -----
From: plec <plec(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 11:58 AM
Subject: AISC Floor plate bending capacity table

> I've been curious about this for a while and now I think I have the forum
> find out the answer:  The AISC Manual of Steel Construction 9th edition
> a Floor Plate Bending Capacity table on page 2-145.  This table has a
> black line which is noted as being the dividing point for deflections
> greater than l/164.  What I want to know is why l/164?
> Thanks
> Ken Peoples, P.E.
> Pany and Lentz Engineering Co.
> Allentown, PA