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A question has arisen as to whether square/rectangular HSS to ASTM A1085 can be substituted by "over-strength" HSS to ASTM A500 Grade C.
HSS to both of these specifications and grades have a minimum specified yield strength of 50 ksi but,…Continue
HSS Connections with Offset Branches by Jeff Packer
HSS “offset connections”, where the branch member is flush with one side of the chord, as shown below, are not covered by AISC 360-10 Chapter K, Eurocode 3 or any CIDECT…Continue
Any structural engineer or architect will tell you that there are several challenges associated with HSS connections. Deciding which type of connection to use,…Continue