WT Braces Mar 2020

In the petrochemical business, it is quite common to see structural steel braces built from WT shapes. If you like Table 4-12 in the AISC 15th Edition, then you might like the attached example plots which I built on the same principle. AISC 15th Edition LRFD maximum axial capacities in kips; KL in feet Maximum […]

Python — Nested Ifs Nov 2019

NESTED IFs: A question was asked recently on Stack Overflow The solution shown below is readable, scalable, easily edited — and contains no IF statements. This is similar to the method proposed by Anitoliy R except I use a single string and the split function to simplify editing and scaling. To illustrate scalability, I add […]