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Re: HSS thin gage section properties

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I ended using the CFS program for the sections for now. The actual moments are much lower than the capacity even if I start making corrections for the effective widths and section properties.

On 1/29/2014 2:50 PM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. wrote:
Don't forget w/t ratios and possible resulting reductions when calculating section properties.

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

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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
Behalf Of Drew Morris Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:37 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] HSS thin gage section properties

I need the section properties (A,S and I) for thin walled HSS shapes. The
AISC shapes go down to 1/8" and I need the properties for 12 and 14 gage
wall thicknesses.  I haven't found anything in North America, came across
some European manufacturers who do thin walled down to 2.5 mm.

Drew Morris, PE*| Project Engineer
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