How does ideCAD control stability bracing for columns and beams according to AISC 341-16?
ideCAD Structural controls and reports these requirements automatically.
Fy = Specified minimum yield stress
Ry = Ratio of the expected yield stress to the specified minimum yield stress, Fy
Lb = Length between points which are either braced against the lateral displacement of compression flange or braced against twist of the cross-section, in. (mm)
ry = Radius of gyration about y-axis, in. (mm)
E= Modulus of elasticity of steel = 29,000 ksi (200 000 MPa)
According to AISC 341-16 2b, structural steel beams should provide have a maximum spacing of