Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 21): Design and detailing of base plates to steel columns

Author: C. O'Regan (AECOM)

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1 May 2019

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 21): Design and detailing of base plates to steel columns

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 21): Design and detailing of base plates to steel columns
Date published

1 May 2019

Author

C. O'Regan (AECOM)

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Author

C. O'Regan (AECOM)

The primary means by which steel-framed structures transmit vertical loads into their foundations is via base plates. A base plate spreads the load from a column into the foundation. This Technical Guidance Note describes the design and detailing of such plates.

The note only covers simple connection base plates, i.e. those that do not transmit a bending moment. Two types of action are applied to such plates: compressive axial forces; and, in some cases, shear forces due to lateral forces within braced bays.

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PDF
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4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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