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ARCH 2615 Practice Prelim 2 (Steel tension elements, columns and beams)

Jonathan Ochshorn


Directions: Enter values in yellow fields.

Press "update" button. Solutions will be displayed. (Based on ASD method, AISC Manual of Steel Construction, 14th Edition. More detailed explanations and examples can be found in my text.)

generic framing plan

Fig. 1. Framing plan defining girder and beam