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06.2005 > Design of Shear Tab Connections for Gravity and Seismic Loads

By Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Ph.D., P.E.

Design of Shear Tab Connections for Gravity and Seismic Loads

This Steel TIPS presents information on design of steel shear tab connections using the "AISC Unified ASD/LRFD" format. This is the new format being adapted by the AISC in it's 2005 specifications. The TIPS also includes a summary of the behavior of shear connections,under seismic and gravity effects,based on actual tests and observations made in the aftermath of earthquakes.

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