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What Rick implied, but did not explicitly state is that the HSS connection
manual does not address HSS connection design using ASD.

Just something to keep in mind if you are a die-hard ASD user.

Scott Maxwell


On Mon, 19 Jun 2000 Rick.Drake(--nospam--at)fluor.com wrote:

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> The Hollow Structural Sections Connections Manual has a black cover.  It is a
> stand alone manual similar in format to the ASD and LRFD Manuals.  The section
> properties are for sections that were produced in 1997.  Section properties
> differ from those in both the ASD and LRFD Manuals because they are calculated
> based on the "Design Wall Thickness" which is 93% of the "Nominal Wall
> Thickness".  The manual's HSS specification is a supplement to the LRFD
> specification.
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> Rick Drake, SE
> Fluor Daniel, Aliso Viejo, CA
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> Albert Meyer <Ameyer(--nospam--at)martinaia.com> on 06/19/2000 09:41:32 AM
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> Please respond to seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
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> To:   seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
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> Does the HSS connection manual include tables of additional HSS sections
> not found in the steel manual, or is this a separate publication?  I've
> seen reference on the list of a "black book" for HSS, and I was
> wondering if these are two different publications.
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> Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.
> Martin-Espenlaub Engineering
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