To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Bent Plate
From: "Jones, Mark A" <Mark.A.Jones(--nospam--at)jacobs.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 15:53:01 -0700
We use "Bent Plate" all of the time. Typically, for odd dimensions, but,
increasing, for normal deck edge. Bending work hardens the plate a little
but does not noticeably change the material properties. (Steel is ductile
hence the modulus of elasticity is constant below the yield stress.)
> -Todd Hill [mailto:thill(--nospam--at)tkarch.com] wrote:
> I have a continuous bearing angle called out and the
> fabricator wants to
> substitute with a bent plate.
> I don't know why he wants to do this, yet.
> Regardless, my question is on the strength of a bent plate.
> Is there any loss of bending capacity of the plate due to the initial
> bending of the plate during fabrication?
> This kind of reverts back to the loss in rebar strength
> discussion after
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