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36 ksi steel plate.
Thanks.

Dilip Patel, PE

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 9:33 AM, "T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E." 
<bill(--nospam--at)ALLENDESIGNS.COM> wrote:

Tarek - Is steel plate 50 ksi or is it 36 ksi?

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA 2607)
A L L E N   D E S I G N S
Consulting Structural Engineers
33171 Paseo Cerveza, Suite 221
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
www.AllenDesigns.com

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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On
Behalf Of Tarek Mokhtar Sent: Friday, January 03, 2014 11:46 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Balcony Post base dessign

Dilip,

Not sure where you are located, but the rail height in Ca. is 42" by code,
in any case, if I use your numbers I come up with 2.6k of tension on your
bolts ( 200#x36"/ 2.75"), moment in the base plate would then be 2.6k x
0.75", and if you use 50ksi plate, (allowable Fb = 0.75x50) I come up with
a 1/4" plate

Tarek Mokhtar, SE

> I have HSS2x2x1/8"  balcony post, 3 feet high. Base plate size is 5"x5".
> Typical calcs would result in 5/8" base plate thickness based on 0.2k
> lateral load, 0.6kf moment. It seems excessive for a balcony post ?
> Your thoughts on design ideas of plate ?
> Thanks.
> 
> Dilip Patel, PE

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