NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam

NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam SN038a-EN-EU

NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam
This NCCI provides the rules for checking the resistance of a beam section notched near the support. The rules are limited to beams of symmetrical I section with one or both flanges notched at the end to facilitate its attachment to a support. The support is usually a beam web but may be the web of a column.

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Introduction Design model Notched section dimensions Notched section properties Design checks

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2013 This material is copyright .1 shows three types of notched beam connections commonly used: bolted double angle web cleats.all rights reserved. Design model Depending on the support conditions (one-sided or two sided joints. rigidity of the support and of the connecting elements. a double notch is required. a flexible endplate plate and a fin plate.NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam SN038a-EN-EU 1.) it is known that some end moments may exist in such types of connections. Use of this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the Access Steel Licence Agreement 1 1 2 2 2 4 5 3 Key 1 2 3 4 5 Supporting beam Supported beam Bolted double angle web cleats Flexible end plate Fin plate Figure 1. height of the connection. When the height of the supporting beam is not sufficiently greater than that of the supported beam.1 Typical notched beam connections 2. By adopting a connection design which ensures adequate rotational flexibility and ductile behaviour (see SN017 for example) the end moments can be kept to such a small order that they can be neglected in design. Page 2 . etc. Introduction Figure 1. March 27. 1 1 1 2 2 2 4 5 3 1 Created on Wednesday.

for a hot rolled section the depth of the top notch dnt must not be less than the flange thickness plus the root radius of the supporting beam. Assuming the flanges of both beams are at the same level.NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam SN038a-EN-EU On the latter basis one can assume that the support conditions satisfy the “pinned joint” classification criteria so that for design the sole reaction is simple shear at the support. Use of this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the Access Steel Licence Agreement ln VEd en A bf A-A a) B dnt tw h . Notched section dimensions A typical notched section is shown in Figure 2. The support point can be assumed to be at the face of the supporting element.dnt tw zn 1 tf Created on Wednesday.all rights reserved. Page 3 . For the latter design check.1. The notch length ln must be sufficient to avoid contact with the flange of the supporting beam. 2013 This material is copyright . March 27.1) is checked for combined bending and shear using the relevant sections of EN 1993-1-1. The notched section (see Figure 2. Taking VEd as the shear force at the support. one uses the maximum bending moment in the notch which occurs at the beginning of the notch at a distance of en from the support point.dnt .dnb dnb ln VEd en b) B B-B 1 h Key: 1 Centroid of the notched section Figure 2.Ed = VEd en (1) A dnt h dnt h .1 Single notch and double notch beam ends and sections 3. the maximum moment in the notch is then given by: Mn.

pl Rd ⎠ 2 Page 4 .Ed ≤ M n.5tf (bf tf ) − 0.NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam SN038a-EN-EU 4. 2013 This material is copyright .dnt .tf/2)² .Rd = γ M0 ⎞ ⎛ 2V (1 − ⎜ Ed − 1⎟ ) (conservative) ⎟ ⎜V ⎝ n.tf)3tw/12 Elastic modulus In Wel.5hA − 0. Rd = v.n = 0. 4.dnb) tw t (h − d nt − d nb ) 2 Wel. pl.(dnt .9An 5.(dnt .el. n = zn − d nt Shear area for a T section Av.el.h/2)²– (bf tf) (zn .all rights reserved.1 Notched section properties Beam with a single notch Taking A and I as the cross-sectional area and second moment of area of the full beam section respectively. the sectional properties of the notched section (section A-A.2 Beam with a double notch In this case the section to be checked is rectangular (section B-B. Rd If VEd > 0.n f y M n.9(An – bf tf) (EN 1993-1-1 §6.1 a)) can approximately be taken as follows: Cross-sectional area An = A – bf tf .tf) tw Distance of centroid from the beam top 2 2 0. n y 3 γ M0 The design moment resistance of the notch section is checked by: If VEd ≤ 0. Use of this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the Access Steel Licence Agreement 4.2.5Vn. March 27.6 c)) Created on Wednesday.Ed ≤ M n. Figure 2.1 b)).tf)tw (zn .dnt/2 .n f y γ M0 Wel.tf/2)² – (dnt . Figure 2. Design checks The shear resistance of the notch section is checked by: A f VEd ≤ Vn.5(d nt − tf )t w zn = An Second moment of area In = I + A (zn . Rd M n. n = w 6 Av. pl. for which the section properties are as follows: Cross-sectional Area Elastic modulus Shear area for a plate section An = (h . pl.5Vn.n = 0.Rd = Wel.

Sweden 4. Use of this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the Access Steel Licence Agreement NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam Company CTICM CTICM Date 20/12/2005 20/12/2005 Ivor RYAN Alain BUREAU G W Owens A Bureau A Olsson C Müller J Chica G W Owens SCI CTICM SBI RWTH Labein SCI 17/3/06 17/3/06 17/3/06 17/3/06 17/3/06 08/6/06 3. UK 2. 2013 This material is copyright . March 27.NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam NCCI: Design of a notched section at the end of a beam SN038a-EN-EU Quality Record RESOURCE TITLE Reference(s) ORIGINAL DOCUMENT Name Created by Technical content checked by Editorial content checked by Technical content endorsed by the following STEEL Partners: 1. Spain Resource approved by Technical Coordinator TRANSLATED DOCUMENT This Translation made and checked by: Translated resource approved by: Page 5 . France Created on Wednesday. Germany 5.all rights reserved.