Detailing matters! Original design vs Actual fabrication STRUCTURE Magazine August 2016
In this post, I provide derivations for the rotation angles between planes. We have two formulas: An exact formula [Eq 1] An approximate (easy and sufficient) formula [Eq 2] My link to my calculations Link to Blodgett Example
A magazine article I wrote in 2002. Link to Reformer Design Article
I decided to try out Jupyter using Microsoft Azure (currently free). I’ve invested a couple days on this project including learning new notebook extensions and Interact widgets. And so far, so good. Pros Easy to use Well-documented Relatively trouble-free Cons Could have faster response times
NOTE: Video format changed to MP4.
Replaces 48 pages of design tables in the AISC Manual. Allows any: bolt quantity or row spacing or column spacing or rotation No manual interpolation required. Karl Hoitsma, P.E. (khoitsma)
Eccentric Shear Connections Eccentrically loaded bolt group Ultimate Strength (Plastic Analysis) Uses Instantaneous Center of Rotation (I.C.)