Scalzi, John B. Consultant, Arlington, Virginia.
- Framed web connections
- Seat connections
- Eccentrically loaded connections
- Fasteners in tension
- Moment-resisting connections
- Pinned connections
- High-strength bolts
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Methods of joining the individual members of a structure to form a complete assembly. The connections furnish supporting reactions and transfer loads from one member to another. Loads are transferred by fasteners (rivets, bolts) or welding supplemented by suitable arrangements of plates, angles, or other structural shapes. When the end of a member must be free to rotate, a pinned connection is used.
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