Subject: RE: Steel Structures in very Cold Climates
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 16:01:46 +0800
or is is ASTM A325 ?
> From: E.B.Davison, P.Eng.[SMTP:rndeng(--nospam--at)planet.eon.net]
> Reply To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 7:01 AM
> To: SEAINT
> Subject: Steel Structures in very Cold Climates
> My practice is to define the steel grade so brittle fracture can be
> avoided then use conventional design methods.
> Main Structural Members: ASTM A573, A588, A633 or CSA G40.21 44T and 50T
> Cold Form sections to ASTM A607 or A570
> HSS Sections to ASTM A500 (modified for impacts) or CSA G40.21, 50T and
> Foundations: ASTM A252 Grade 3 modified for impacts.
> Also avoid executing critical welded connections in the field , use bolted
> connection with Structural bolts to ASTM A320.
> B.Davison, P.Eng.
> RND Engineering Ltd.
> Edmonton, Alberta