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Re: shear strength of WF

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I would just divide the shear force by the area of the flanges, multiply
it by 1.5 to get the maximum shear stress, and compare it to 0.40Fy.

On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Mark Pemberton wrote:

> Can anyone direct me to useful provisions for
> the shear strength of a wide flange beam in
> weak direction loading?  (The key word in this
> sentence is "useful" - the AISC ASD & LRFD
> manuals do not seem to address this issue
> in a usable manor)
> Mark Pemberton, P.E..