Behavior of Riveted Connections in Truss-Type Members

by Jr. Chesson,
W.H. Munse,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-61

Document Type: Journal Paper


Tests performed to provide information on general behavior of large truss type riveted steel connections; variables included specimen configuration, method of hole preparation, and size of rivets; study of comparative behavior of specimens, distribution of load to gusset plates, strains in lacing bars, effect of hole preparation, etc. (27 refs.)

Subject Headings: Load tests | Structural behavior | Rivets | Bars (structure) | Comparative studies | Load distribution | Trusses | Steel plates

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