Example E.8 WT compression member with slender elements

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Select an ASTM A992 WT-shape compression member with a length of 20 ft to support a dead load of 6 kips and live load of 18 kips in axial compression. The ends are pinned. Solution: From […]

Example E.11 Pipe compression member

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Select an ASTM A53 Grade B Pipe compression member with a length of 30 ft, to support a dead load of 35 kips and live load of 105 kips in axial compression. The column is pin-connected […]

Example G.1A W-shape in strong axis shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Determine the available shear strength and adequacy of a W24×62 ASTM A992 beam using the AISC Manual with end shears of 48 kips from dead load and 145 kips from live load. Solution: From AISC Manual […]

Example G.2A C-shape in strong axis shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Verify the available shear strength and adequacy of a C15×33.9 ASTM A36 channel with end shears of 17.5 kips from dead load and 52.5 kips from live load. Solution: From AISC Manual Table 2-4, the material […]

Example G.3 Angle in shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Determine the available shear strength and adequacy of L5×3×¼ (LLV) ASTM A36 with end shears of 3.50 kips from dead load and 10.5 kips from live load. Solution: From AISC Manual Table 2-4, the material properties are as follows: ASTM A36 Fy = 36 ksi […]

Example G.4 Rectangular HSS in shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Determine the available shear strength and adequacy of HSS6×4×¾ ASTM A500 Grade B member with end shears of 11.0 kips from dead load and 33.0 kips from >live load. The beam is oriented with the shear […]

Example G.6 Doubly symmetric shape in weak axis shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Verify the available shear strength and adequacy of W21×48 ASTM A992 beam with end shears of 20.0 kips from dead load and 60.0 kips from live load in weak direction. Solution: From AISC Manual Table 2-4, […]

Example G.7 Singly symmetric shape in weak axis shear

The results are generated with SDC Verifier 3.6 and calculated with FEMAP v11.0.0 Task: Verify the available shear strength and adequacy of C9×20 ASTM A36 channel with end shears of 5.00 kips from dead load and 15.0 kips from live load in the weak direction. Solution: From AISC Manual Table 2-4, the material properties are as […]