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Re: Sanity Check - Steel Column Web-Stiffeners per AISC Design Guide 13

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Well, as one of the foremost authorities on embarrassing public errors would say:

"D'oh!"

On 1/22/2014 6:07 PM, Himanshu Goyal wrote:
My impression is he did 2/sqrt(2) there in equation 4.3-8. That is why
there is sqrt(2) there.

I may be wrong.

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Polhemus, William
<wpolhemus(--nospam--at)craworld.com>wrote:

I'm staring at this passage from the Design Guide No. 13 published by
AISC, and I think it's in error but I'm unfortunately doubtful I'm
looking at it correct.

On page 24, there is an equation (4.3-8) dealing with "double-sided
fillet welds" for welding the stiffener to the back-side of a column
flange.
If the width of the stiffener plate touching the flange is b-sub-s, and
the plate is clipped, such that the length of the plate touching the
flange would be (b-sub-s - clip), seems to me the TOTAL LENGTH of
two-sided fillet weld on the two stiffener plates would be 4*(b-sub-s -
clip).

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