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Flowchart for the design result check of steel member

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B5.1

Determine class of cross section


(compact, non-compact, slender)

C1,2

Specify general requirements


to assure stability of the structure as a whole

Check design axial stress

A'

Check design bending stress

B'

Check combined stresses

C'

Check design shear stress

D'

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Flowchart A-A', design axial stress

B7.

Check slenderness

Yes
Is compression member? A2 A2'

No

A1

A1'

Check design axial stress

A'

Flowchart A1-A1', design tensile stress

A1

D1.

Determine design tensile stress (Ft )

A1'
Flowchart A2-A2', design compressive stress

A2

AISC specification for allowable stress


design of single-angle members - 4.

Yes
Is single-angle member? Determine design compressive stress (Fc) A2'

No

Yes
Is web-tapered?

No
E2. A - F7.3

Determine Cc Determine S(Kl/roy,Kl/roz), Cc

(E2-1~2), (A - F7-2~3)
No
Is slender member? Determine Faor Fa

Yes
A - B5.2a, b, c

Determine Qs , Qa

A - B5.2c

Determine Fa

AISC-LRFD86 E3. (A-E3-5)


Is doubly symmetric shapes ? Yes

No

Yes AISC-LRFD86 E3. (A-E3-6)


Is singly symmetric shapes ?

AISC-LRFD86 E3. (A-E3-7) No

(A - E3-5~7)

Determine Fe

(A - E3-4)

Determine e

(A - E3-2~3)

Determine Fcr

A2'
Flowchart B-B', design bending stress

Yes
Is single-angle member ? B1 B1' B'

No
A - F7.4
Yes
Is web-tapered ? Allowable flexural stress (Fb ) B'

No
F. G2.
Is Plate Girder ? Yes
Allowable bending stress (Fb’ ≤ FbRPGRe) B'
h / t w > 760 / Fb
No

F1. Condition OK F3. Condition OK


Shape ?

F2. Condition OK
B5.1 B5.1 B5.1
Flange Local Buckling No Flange Local Buckling No Flange Local Buckling No
a2 b2 c2
(FLB) Compact ? (FLB) Compact ? (FLB) Compact ?

Yes Yes Yes


B5.1 B5.1 B5.1
Web Local Buckling No Web Local Buckling No Web Local Buckling No
a2 b2 c2
(WLB) Compact ? (WLB) Compact ? (WLB) Compact ?

Yes Yes Yes


F1.1 (F1-2)
Lateral Torsional Buckling No
a3 b1 c1
(LTB) Satisfy ?

Yes
b' c'
a1

a'

F1.1 (F1-1)

Allowable stress (Fb)

F2. Weak Axis Bending of I-shaped Members, Solid Bars and


Rectangular Plates
B’
F2.1 (F2-1)
b1 Compact Sections (Fb)

F2.2 (F2-2~3)
F1. Strong Axis Bending of I-shaped Members and Channels b2 Noncompact Sections (Fb)

F1.1 (F1-1)
a1 F3. Bending of Box Members, Rectangular Tubes and
Compact Sections (Fb)
Circular Tubes

F1.2 (F1-3~5) F3.1 (F3-1~2)


a2 Noncompact Sections (Fb) c1 Compact Sections (Fb)

F1.3 (F1-2, F1-6~8) F3.2 (F3-3)


a3 Unbrace Length Greater than Lc (Fb) c2 Noncompact Sections (Fb)
Flowchart B1-B1', bending stress of angle
(AISC specification for allowable stress design
of single-angle members)

B1

No
Is major-axis bending?

Yes

No
Is equal-leg angle?

Yes
5.3.1 (5-5) 5.3.2 (5-6)

Determine Fob Determine Fob

5.1.1

Determine Fb by the limit state of local buckling


when the tip of angle leg is in compression

5.1.3

Determine Fb by the limit state of


lateral-torsional buckling

5.1.1
No Determine Fb by the limit state of local buckling
Is leg tip in tension?
when the tip of angle leg is in compression

Yes
5.1.2

Determine Fb by the limit state of yielding


when the tip of an angle leg is in tension

Determine Fb

B1'
Flowchart C-C', combined stresses

A - F7.6
Yes
Is web-tapered ? Check combined flexure and axial force C'

No

Yes
Is tension member?

No H2. (H2-1)

Check axial tension and bending

Yes
fa/Fa ≤ 0.15

No
H1. (H1-1~2) H1. (H1-3)

Check axial compression and bending Check axial compression and bending

C'

Flowchart D-D', shear stress

F. G3.
Is Plate Girder ? Yes
Allowable shear stress with tension field action D'
h / t w > 760 / Fb
No
F4. (F4-1~2)

Check allowable shear stress (Fv)

D'