Folded Plate Structures of Light Gage Steel

by A.H. Nilson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 7, Pg. 215-240

Document Type: Journal Paper


Paper utilizes newly developed information relative to performance of light gage steel shear diaphragms for developing folded plate structural form to obtain new type of structure suitable for long spans; simple design theory is presented, and tests of full sized prototype structure are described.

Subject Headings: Steel structures | Cold-formed steel | Steel plates | Shear tests | Diaphragms (structural) | Folded plates

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