Automated Load Capacity Determination of Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members

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by D. C. Jordan, Lockwood Green Engineers, United States,
A. H. Zureick, Lockwood Green Engineers, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Steel Structures:

Abstract: This paper presents an automated approach for the evaluation of the axial load capacity of nine cold-formed steel sections according to the latest AISI-1986 Cold-Formed Steel Specification. Two computer programs are developed, mainly for educational purposes, and implemented on microcomputers. Graphics and a positive user interface were emphasized.

Subject Headings: Cold-formed steel | Load bearing capacity | Steel structures | Computer software | Axial loads | Steel frames | Automation | Graphic methods |

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