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RE: AISC Floor plate bending capacity table

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Seems like I had a question for AISC regarding this table.  Something
about the assumed grade of steel or allowable bending stress.  Isn't it
based on something like 16ksi allowable bending?

Michael D. Ritter

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John O'Brien [SMTP:jobrien(--nospam--at)axionet.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, November 17, 1999 4:35 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Re: AISC Floor plate bending capacity table
> 
> 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)enter.net>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> 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
> to
> > find out the answer:  The AISC Manual of Steel Construction 9th
> edition
> has
> > a Floor Plate Bending Capacity table on page 2-145.  This table has
> a
> heavy
> > black line which is noted as being the dividing point for
> deflections
> being
> > 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
> >
> >
> 
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