To: "SEAOC Newsletter" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Re: strong axis bending of a bar
From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 01 09:41:37 -0600
> I think this is an easy one but I haven't found it yet. I have written
>in my AISC 9th edition that the allowable bending stress of a plate bent
>about its strong axis is Fb = 10,000/ (Ld/(t cubed)) <.66Fy. Anybody know
>where I got this? Is it
This is a stability criterion. I haven't found it in any of my books
either, but the form is similar to relationships for compression due to
bending. Except for the t^3 parameter. I think it's should be t^2. You
can probably figure it out using the ASD commentary.
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)