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Construction Details: steel, concrete and composite


Semi-Rigid beam-column connection at span end (2 channels tied together).




  • In general, it is not advisable to count on perfect fixity in steel connections, save if undeformable stiffeners are provided.

  • The thickness and spacing of the transverse plates for the built-up column must be calculated.

  • As a reference, their thickness is in the order of 5/16 in., with a width of 6 in., and a spacing between 2 ft. and 3 ft.