Connection Geometry

Brace - Gusset Plate Connection

Geometry Checks

Bolt Spacing

s min ≥ 3d       

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.6

 

 

s

60 mm

 

 

d

20 mm

s =60 mm > smin = 3*20=60 mm

Horizontal Edge Distance

L eh ≥ L e- min     

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.7

 

 

L eh

33.5 mm

 

L e- min

26 mm

Minimum distance check according to Table 13.9

Vertical Edge Distance

L ev ≥ L e- min     

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.7

 

 

L ev

40 mm

Conformity check for L eh ≥ 2d = 2 * 20 = 40 mm application

L e- min

26 mm

Minimum distance check according to Table 13.9

Weld Size

a ≥ a min     

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.7

 

 

a

4 mm

 

a min

3.5 mm

Table 13.4

Strength Checks

Bolt Shear at Brace

A b

Fn

Rn

ΦRn

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

424.115 kN

0.868

Bolt Bearing on Plate

d h

20+2=22 mm

 

Lc,edge

 

Rn

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.13

Equation 13.14a and13.14b

Rn-edge

 

Lc,spacing

 

Rn-spacing

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

906.912 kN

0.406

Bolt Bearing on Gusset

d h

20+2=22 mm

 

Lc,edge

 

Rn

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.13

Equation 13.14a and13.14b

Rn-edge

 

Lc,spacing

 

Rn-spacing

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

566.82 kN

0.649

Weld Strength

Fe

490000 kN/m2

w

The weld thickness taken from the combination menu is 0.707 * w value. 4 / 0.707 = 5.658 mm

F u-plate

469.999  N/mm2

F u-brace

410 N/mm2

tplate

16 mm

t brace

10 mm

R nw

Rn-plate

Rn-brace

RnBM

Rn

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

493.92 kN

0.745

Whitmore Section Buckling

K

0.65

 

L

153.5 mm

 

r

2.887 mm

 

KL / r

34.56

 

Fy

355 N/mm2

 

Ag

1881.409 mm2

 

Fe

 

 

 

 

 

Fcr

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

549.42 kN

0.670

Gusset Axial Yield

K

0.65

 

L

60 mm

 

r

4.619 mm

 

KL / r

8.44

 

Fy

355 N/mm2

 

Ag

2991.995 mm2

 

Rn

ÇYTHYEDY 13.20

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

367,989 kN

955,942 kN

0.385

Gusset to Beam Connection

Geometry Checks

Weld Size

a ≥ a min     

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3.7

 

 

a

4 mm

 

a min

3.5 mm

Table 13.4

Strength Checks

Gusset Axial Yield

F y

355 N/mm2

 

Z

 

F a

 

N

260,207 kN

 

M

10.775 kNm

 

tg

10 mm

 

l g

347.279 mm

 

F b

 

Fn

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

110666.08 kN/m2

319500 kN/m2

0.346

Gusset Shear Yield

F y

355 N/mm2

 

V

260,207 kN

 

tg

10 mm

 

l g

347.279 mm

 

Fv

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

74927.3 kN/m2

213000 kN/m2

0.352

Weld Strength

Fpeak

 

Favg

 

R req

ÇYTHYEDY 13.3

tg

10 mm

 

in

5.658 mm

 

F e

480000 kN/m2

 

θ

55.9 °

 

Rn

 

ΦRn

 

Required

Available

Ratio

Control

1363.764 kN/m

2428.6 kN/m

0.562