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Re: Light gage steel web stiffener

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Try the SSMA website (www.ssma.com) where you can
download their catalog.  Though they don't have
specific information, they do provide guidance for web
stiffening.  Other than that, you'd have to get a hold
of an AISI CFS Design Manual.

DT

--- Rich Lewis <seaint03(--nospam--at)lewisengineering.com> wrote:

> I'm looking for the detail requirements of a web
> stiffener for light gage
> steel joists at the bearing ends.  My loads are high
> enough to require
> stiffeners according to the manufacturer's
> literature.  Details I have seen
> use a piece of stud, same size as the bearing wall
> below, to stiffener the
> web.  My question is if there is a standard detail
> for the connection of the
> stiffener to the joist to assure is does what it is
> supposed to do?  I was
> wondering if 4 screws, 2 top & bottom, of the
> stiffener to the web (web to
> web) are sufficient.  Does it matter if the
> stiffener is on the back side of
> the web, or inside the flanges?  Also, if I have
> joists lapped at a bearing
> wall, back to back, the stiffener needs to be inside
> the flanges.  Are there
> any special requirements for putting the stiffener
> on the inside verses on
> the back face?
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks.
> 
>  
> 
> Rich
> 
>  
> 
> 



		
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