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Figure 1: Connection reinforcement with doubler plates: (a) example showing doubler plates beneath specific (compression) branches;

HSS Technical Articles Authored by Dr. Jeffrey A. Packer

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Jeff Packer is the Bahen/Tanenbaum Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada and Technical Consultant to…

EPD: Achieving Green Goals With HSS

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By Cathleen Jacinto, PE, SETechnical Consultant, Steel Tube Institute When we think of a steel mill, one might imagine a…

Two Experts on Environmental Product Declarations and Sustainability in Steel

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The design of rectangular HSS truss-type connections, in which the branches are laterally offset from the chord centerline, is not…

Key Insights From a Global Expert on Blind Structural Fasteners, Welding and Beyond

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We spoke with Bob Shaw, founder and president of Steel Structures Technology Center, which focuses on technical education and cons…

HSS Blind Structural Fasteners

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“Blind” structural fasteners, also known as “one-sided” structural fasteners, are mechanical fasteners that allow the conn…

Figure 1: Connection reinforcement with doubler plates: (a) example showing doubler plates beneath specific (compression) branches;

Plate-Reinforced HSS Connections

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Reinforcement of HSS connections is something that can be avoided at the design stage by judicious selection of HSS members. In fa…

Lifetime Achievement: Teaching and Learning With an HSS Expert

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The design of rectangular HSS truss-type connections, in which the branches are laterally offset from the chord centerline, is not…

Figure 1: tension-loaded transverse plate

Understanding Local Yielding Due to Uneven Load Distribution

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Local yielding at connections involving HSS members is an important limit state to consider to prevent premature yielding of the c…

Figure 3: Branch out-of-plane rotation triggered by uneven deformations, in an unrestrained T-shaped connection under branch compression

Laterally Offset HSS Connections

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The design of rectangular HSS truss-type connections, in which the branches are laterally offset from the chord centerline, is not…

A Wealth of Experience and Real-World Impact With HSS

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We spoke with Larry Kloiber, consultant and former president of LeJeune Steel, to hear about his experience in the field and beyon…

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