The Use of Built-Up Compression Members—A Fabricator's Viewpoint

by W. Wayne Baigent, Eastern Structural Div, Rexdale, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


A variety of cross-sections of built-up compression members that have been used are shown. Suggested items that need to be addressed for the successful design and fabrication are discussed. A large steel mill building column is used as an example.

Subject Headings: Compression members | Fabrication | Steel columns | Steel structures | Cross sections | Iron (material) | Civil engineering landmarks | Compression

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