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03.1991 > LRFD-COMPOSITE BEAM DESIGN with METAL DECK

By Ron Vogel

LRFD-COMPOSITE BEAM DESIGN with METAL DECK

This is the companion paper to the "STEEL TIPS" dated January 1987 entitled "Composite Beam Design with Metal Deck". The original paper used allowable stress design (ASD). This "STEEL TIPS" utilizes the same three original examples but designed by the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Method. The purpose is to show the design procedure, the advantages of the method, and the ease of using the AISC First Edition (LRFD) for design.

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