The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 78 (2000) > Issues > Issue 6 > Design Resistance of kidney-Shaped, Slotted Connections
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Design Resistance of kidney-Shaped, Slotted Connections

Connections incorporating a single, ‘kidney-shaped‘ slot are commonly used for relatively lightly loading bracing connections, although no design rules for their capacity exist. This Technical Note describes a testing programme to investigate the capacity of such details, undertaken as part of the CIMsteel project, and presents the design rules derived from the tests. David Brown

Author(s): Brown, David

Keywords: connections;bracing;testing;investigation;capacity;steel;design;slots