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8-Bolted Moment Connection Based on AISC 341-10, 358-10, 360-10 & FEMA-350
DESIGN CRITERIA
THE NON-SEISMIC MOMENT CONNECTION HAS RELEASED BEAM & COLUMN SECTION LIMITS, BEAM-COLUMN RATIO
REQUIREMENT, AND BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE FROM MEMBER CAPACITY TO ACTUAL BEAM END FORCE.
INPUT DATA & DESIGN SUMMARY
COLUMN SECTION

=>
bf

W14X211
tf

tw

15.80
=>
bf

1.56
W21X62
tf

0.40

8.24

tw

A
62

d
15.7

0.98

A
18.3

d
21.0

BEAM SECTION

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

338

2660

6.55

4.08

390

k
2.16

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

0.62
Mf =

127

1330

8.53

1.77

144

850

ft-kips, SD level

STRUCTURAL STEEL YIELD STRESS

Fy =

50

ksi

THE DESIGN IS ADEQUATE.

THE FACTOR GRAVITY LOAD ON THE BEAM

wu =

4.2

klf

(Continuity column stiffeners 5/8 x 7

THE FACTOR AXIAL LOAD ON THE COLUMN


BEAM LENGTH BETWEEN COL. CENTERS
AVERAGE STORY HEIGHT OF ABOVE & BELOW
=
BOLTS
1 5/ 8
GRADES (A325 or A490)
A325
tp =
PLATE & SHIM
1 5/ 8

Pu =

800
30
12

kips
ft
ft

with 7/16" fillet weld to web & CP to flanges.


A doubler plate is not required. )

BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE

NUMBER COLUMNS

Nc =

2
(Top & Bot)

NUMBER BEAM

Nb =

1
(One Side Only)

ANALYSIS
g =Max( bbf - , tw + 3 ) =
Pb = 3 =

6.00

3.75

L=
h=

k
1.12

in
in

in

in (AISC 358 Tab 6.1)

Pf = 1.5 =

2.00
in (AISC 358 Tab 6.1)
Sh = dc / 2 + tp + 1" + (2Pf + Pb - 1") tan-1 30o
=

22.17

in

c = 2 Pf + tbf =

4.62

in

bp = g + 3 =

10.88
bcf

in

<

[Satisfactory]

CHECK BEAM LOCAL BUCKLING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)


bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
6.70

7.22

Es =
Where
2.45 (Es / Fy)0.5 =

h / tw =

29000

<
46.90
CHECK COLUMN LOCAL BUCKING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)
bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
5.06
h / tw =

11.61

<

ksi
59.00

7.22
3.76(Es/Fy)0.5(1-2.75Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

[Satisfactory]

1.12(Es/Fy)0.5(2.33-Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

Where

b =

0.9

CHECK BEAM - COLUMN RATIO REQUIREMENT (AISC 341-10 Sec. E3.4a)


Mpc* / (Mpb* ) =
>
2.59
1.00
Where

[Satisfactory]

Mpc* = Nc Zc (Fyc - Pu / Ag ) =

N/A

, for Pu/bPy 0.125

55.11

, for Pu/bPy > 0.125

, Py = FyA =

3100

kips

[Satisfactory]
2411 ft-kips

Mpb* = Nb (Mhinge + Mv) =

930 ft-kips, at center of column


Mv = Vhinge Sh = [2Mhinge /(L-2Sh)+wu(L-2Sh)/2] Sh=
204
Mhinge = CprRyFyb Zb =

726

Ry =

1.1

(AISC 341-10 Tab. A3.1)

Cpr =

1.1

(FEMA Sec. 3.5.5.1)

CHECK BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.2)


Mf = Mhinge + [2Mhinge / (L - 2Sh) + wu(L - 2Sh)/2] (Sh - dc /2) =
=
Where

850
ft-kips
d0 = db + Pf - 0.5 tbf =

<

di = d0 - c - Pb =

14.33

Ffu = Mf / ( db - tbf ) =
Tub =

114.9

3.4 Tub (d0 + di ) =


22.69

ft-kips

ft-kips

in

in
500.3679 kips

kips, (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.2)

858

ft-kips

= Mf , input value for non-seismic

1205
Tb =

ft-kips

[Satisfactory]

Abt =

103

kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)

1.28

in2 / bolt

>
[Satisfactory]

(0.00002305 Pf0.591 Ffu2.583 / (tp0.895 dbt1.909 tbw0.327 bp0.965) + Tb =

CHECK SHEAR CAPACITY AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.3)


Ab =
[2 Mf / (L - dc) + Vg ] / 6Fv =
>
1.28
in2
Where

Vg = wu (L - dc) / 2 =

60.3

Fv = Fnv =

36

CHECK END PLATE THICKNESS (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.4)


tp =
1.625
in

0.55

[Satisfactory]

kips
ksi, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.2)

>

Max[ 0.00609 Pf0.9 g0.6 Ffu9 / (dbt0.9 tbw0.1 bp0.7) , 0.00413 Pf0.25 g0.15 Ffu / (dbt0.7 tbw0.15 bp0.3 )] =

CHECK CONTINUITY PLATE REQUIREMENT (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1 & 3.3.3.1)


tcf, reqD = {m Ffu C3 / [0.9 Fyc (3.5 pb + c)]}0.5 =

0.48

tcw, reqD = Mf / [( db - tbf )( 6 kc + 2 tp + tbf) Fyc] =


Where

Ca =

1.45
C3 = g / 2 - dbt / 4 - kc =

in

tcf, actual

<

tcw, actual
<
in
(The continuity plates may not be required.)

0.59

, (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.5 )


0.43375

m = Ca (Af / Aw )1 / 3 C3 / dbt1 / 4 =

in
0.830882 , (FEMA Sec. 3.6.2.1.5 )

tst = tbf for interior connection, or (tbf /2) for exterior connection =

0.62

in,

bst =

9.93

in, (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-10)


[Satisfactory]

cPn,st = cFcr A =
Where

0.56 (E / Fyst )0.5 tst =

<

in

1060.7

c =

0.9

USE

0.63

kips

,(AISC 360 E1)

hst = dc - 2kc =

11.38

K hst / rst < 200

(AISC 360 E2)

in

K =
0.75
I = tst (2bst + twc) 3 / 12 =

175

in4

Fe =

20998.15 ksi (AISC 360 E3)

A = 2bsttst + 25(twc) 2 =

33

in

Fcr =

35.97

rst = ( I / A )0.5 =

Fyst =

2.31 in

Pu,st = Ryb Fyb bfb tfb =

278.7

kips

The best fillet weld size (AISC 360 Sec.J2.2b)


> wMIN =
w=
7/16
in
< wMAX =

<

cPn,st

0.25

in

ksi (AISC 360 E3)

36

kips, plate yield stress

<

2(Lnet -0.5)

[Satisfactory]

in
[Satisfactory]
The required weld length between A36 continuity plates and column web (FEMA Fig 3-6)
Lw = 0.6tstLnstFy / [(2) Fw (0.707 w)]
= (0.625 x 8.4) x 36 / [(2) 0.75 (0.6x70)(0.707x7/16)] =
Where

0.5625

Lnet = dc - 2(kc + 1.5) =

8.4
(Use complete joint penetration groove welds between continuity plates & column flanges.)

CHECK PANEL ZONE THICKNESS REQUIREMENT (AISC 341 Sec. E3.6e & FEMA Sec. 3.3.3.2)
tReqD = MAX (t1, t2) =
0.80
in
t1 = Cy Mc (h - db ) / [0.9 (0.6) Fyc Ryc dc (db - tfb) h] =
Where

Cy = Sb / (Cpr Zhing) =

0.80

Sb = 2Ib / db =

127

Ib = Ix =

1330

Mc = Mpb* =

in

0.80
in2

930

ft-kips

t2 = (dz + wz ) / 90 = (db -2tst + dc - 2kc) / 90 =


Since twc =

0.98

0.35
in

in

>

tReqD ,

in
a doubler plate is

not required.

Technical References:
1. AISC 341-10: "Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
2. AISC 358-10: "Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications",

American Institute of Steel C


3. AISC 360-10: "Specification for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
4. FEMA 350: "Recommended Seismic Design Criteria for New Steel Moment-frame Buildings.", SAC Joint Venture, 2000.

= Mf , input value for non-seismic


kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)

114.3

kips

(Cont'd)

1.28346657 in
[Satisfactory]

in, ( 5/8 in )

[Satisfactory]

4.42

in

[Satisfactory]

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4-Bolted Stiffened Moment Connection Based on AISC 341-10, 358-10, 360-10 & FEMA-350
DESIGN CRITERIA
THE NON-SEISMIC MOMENT CONNECTION HAS RELEASED BEAM & COLUMN SECTION LIMITS, BEAM-COLUMN RATIO
REQUIREMENT, AND BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE FROM MEMBER CAPACITY TO ACTUAL BEAM END FORCE.
INPUT DATA & DESIGN SUMMARY
COLUMN SECTION

=>
bf

W12X106
tf

tw

12.20
=>
bf

0.99
W18X50
tf

0.36

7.50

tw

A
31.2

d
12.9

0.61

A
14.7

d
18.0

BEAM SECTION

0.57
Mf =

BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

145

933

5.47

3.11

164

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

88.9

800

7.38

1.65

101

550

ft-kips, SD level

STRUCTURAL STEEL YIELD STRESS

Fy =

50

ksi

THE DESIGN IS ADEQUATE.

THE FACTOR GRAVITY LOAD ON THE BEAM

wu =

4.2

klf

(Continuity column stiffeners 5/8 x 6

THE FACTOR AXIAL LOAD ON THE COLUMN


BEAM LENGTH BETWEEN COL. CENTERS
AVERAGE STORY HEIGHT OF ABOVE & BELOW
=
BOLTS
1 3/ 4
GRADES (A325 or A490)
A325
tp =
PLATE & SHIM
3/ 4

Pu =

800
30
12

kips
ft
ft

with 5/16" fillet weld to web & CP to flanges.


A doubler plate is required with thickness of 3/16 in. )

NUMBER COLUMNS

Nc =

2
(Top & Bot)

NUMBER BEAM

Nb =

1
(One Side Only)

ANALYSIS
g =Max( bbf - , tw + 3 ) =

5.86

L=
h=
in
in

in

Pf = 1.5 =

2.00
in (AISC 358 Tab 6.1)
Sh = dc / 2 + tp + 1" + (2Pf - 1") tan-1 30o
=

13.40

in

c = 2 Pf + tbf =

4.57

in

bp = g + 3 =

11.11
bcf

in

<

[Satisfactory]

CHECK BEAM LOCAL BUCKLING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)


bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
6.58

7.22

Es =
Where
2.45 (Es / Fy)0.5 =

h / tw =

29000

<
45.23
CHECK COLUMN LOCAL BUCKING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)
bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
6.16
h / tw =

15.93

<

ksi
59.00

7.22
3.76(Es/Fy)0.5(1-2.75Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

[Satisfactory]

1.12(Es/Fy)0.5(2.33-Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

Where

b =

0.9

CHECK BEAM - COLUMN RATIO REQUIREMENT (AISC 341-10 Sec. E3.4a)


Mpc* / (Mpb* ) =
>
1.08
1.00
Where

[Satisfactory]

Mpc* = Nc Zc (Fyc - Pu / Ag ) =

N/A

, for Pu/bPy 0.125

47.48

, for Pu/bPy > 0.125

, Py = FyA =

1560

kips

[Satisfactory]
666 ft-kips

Mpb* = Nb (Mhinge + Mv) =

615 ft-kips, at center of column


Mv = Vhinge Sh = [2Mhinge /(L-2Sh)+wu(L-2Sh)/2] Sh=
106
Mhinge = CprRyFyb Zb =

509

Ry =

1.1

(AISC 341-10 Tab. A3.1)

Cpr =

1.1

(FEMA Sec. 3.5.5.1)

CHECK BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1.2)


Mf = Mhinge + [2Mhinge / (L - 2Sh) + wu(L - 2Sh)/2] (Sh - dc /2) =
=
Where

550
ft-kips
d0 = db + Pf - 0.5 tbf =

<

di = d0 - c =

15.15

Ffu = Mf / ( db - tbf ) =
Tub =

123.7

564

2 Tub (d0 + di ) =
19.72

ft-kips

ft-kips

in

in
378.6575 kips

kips, (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1 & 3.6.2.1.2)

719

ft-kips

= Mf , input value for non-seism

ft-kips

[Satisfactory]

Tb =

103

kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)

Abt =

1.37

in2 / bolt

>
[Satisfactory]

(0.00002305 Pf0.591 Ffu2.583 / (tp0.895 dbt1.909 tbw0.327 bp0.965) + Tb =

CHECK SHEAR CAPACITY AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1.3)


Ab =
[2 Mf / (L - dc) + Vg ] / 3Fv =
>
1.37
in2
Where

Vg = wu (L - dc) / 2 =

60.7

Fv = Fnv =
CHECK END PLATE THICKNESS (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-13)
tp =
0.75
in
Where

Yp =

1258

Fyp =

36

0.91

[Satisfactory]

kips

36

ksi, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.2)

>

[1.11 Mf / d Fyp Yp)]0.5 =

in, (AISC 358-10 Tab. 6.3 Case 1)


d =
ksi

CHECK CONTINUITY PLATE REQUIREMENT (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-13, FEMA Sec 3.3.3.1)
tcf, reqD = [1.11 Mf / d Fyc Yc)]0.5 =
0.30
in

0.40

in

1.0

tcf, actual

<

Yc =

Where
1595
in, (AISC 358-10 Tab. 6.5 Stiffened)
tcw, reqD = Mf / [( db - tbf )( 6 kc + 2 tp + tbf) Fyc] =
0.65
in

tcw, actual

>

(The continuity plates required.)


tst = tbf for interior connection, or (tbf /2) for exterior connection =

0.57

in,

bst =

9.93

in, (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-10)


[Satisfactory]

cPn,st = cFcr A =
Where

0.56 (E / Fyst )0.5 tst =

<

in

544.2

c =

0.9

kips
hst = dc - 2kc =

9.72

K hst / rst < 200

(AISC 360 E2)

in4

Fe =

33474.4

ksi (AISC 360 E3)

in2

Fcr =

35.98

ksi (AISC 360 E3)

,(AISC 360 E1)

K =
0.75
I = tst (2bst + twc) 3 / 12 =

104

A = 2bsttst + 25(twc) 2 =

17

rst = ( I / A )0.5 =

Fyst =

2.49 in

Pu,st = Ryb Fyb bfb tfb =

235.1

USE

kips

The best fillet weld size (AISC 360 Sec.J2.2b)


> wMIN =
w=
5/16
in
< wMAX =

<

cPn,st

0.1875

in

36

kips, plate yield stress

[Satisfactory]

in
[Satisfactory]
The required weld length between A36 continuity plates and column web (FEMA Fig 3-6)
Lw = 0.6tstLnstFy / [(2) Fw (0.707 w)]
= (0.625 x 6.7) x 36 / [(2) 0.75 (0.6x70)(0.707x5/16)] =
Where

0.4375

Lnet = dc - 2(kc + 1.5) =

6.7
(Use complete joint penetration groove welds between continuity plates & column flanges.)

<

CHECK PANEL ZONE THICKNESS REQUIREMENT (AISC 341 Sec. E3.6e & FEMA Sec. 3.3.3.2)
tReqD = MAX (t1, t2) =
0.77
in
t1 = Cy Mc (h - db ) / [0.9 (0.6) Fyc Ryc dc (db - tfb) h] =
Where

Cy = Sb / (Cpr Zhing) =

0.80

Sb = 2Ib / db =

89

Ib = Ix =

800

Mc = Mpb* =

0.77
in2

in4
615

ft-kips

t2 = (dz + wz ) / 90 = (db -2tst + dc - 2kc) / 90 =


Since twc =

0.61
required with thickness of 3/16 in.

in

0.29
in

<

tReqD ,

in
a doubler plate is

Technical References:
1. AISC 341-10: "Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
2. AISC 358-10: "Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications",

American Institute of Ste


3. AISC 360-10: "Specification for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
4. FEMA 350: "Recommended Seismic Design Criteria for New Steel Moment-frame Buildings.", SAC Joint Venture, 2000.

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k
1.59
k
0.97

/16" fillet weld to web & CP to flanges.


bler plate is required with thickness of 3/16 in. )

= Mf , input value for non-seismic


[Satisfactory]
kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)

112.7

kips

(Cont'd)

[Satisfactory]

[Satisfactory]

0.63

in, ( 5/8 in )

in, (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-10)

in
(AISC 360 E2)

[Satisfactory]

ksi (AISC 360 E3)


ksi (AISC 360 E3)
kips, plate yield stress

4.61
in
2(Lnet -0.5) [Satisfactory]

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CLIENT :
JOB NO. :

PAGE :
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REVIEW BY :

DATE :

4-Bolted Unstiffened Moment Connection Based on AISC 341-10, 358-10, 360-10 & FEMA-350
DESIGN CRITERIA
THE NON-SEISMIC MOMENT CONNECTION HAS RELEASED BEAM & COLUMN SECTION LIMITS, BEAM-COLUMN RATIO
REQUIREMENT, AND BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE FROM MEMBER CAPACITY TO ACTUAL BEAM END FORCE.
INPUT DATA & DESIGN SUMMARY
COLUMN SECTION

=>
bf

W12X96
tf

tw

12.20
=>
bf

0.90
W18X35
tf

0.30

6.00

tw

A
28.2

d
12.7

0.55

A
10.3

d
17.7

BEAM SECTION

0.43
Mf =

BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

131

833

5.43

3.09

147

Sx

Ix

rx

ry

Zx

57.6

510

7.04

1.22

67

k
1.50
k
0.83

380

ft-kips, SD level

STRUCTURAL STEEL YIELD STRESS

Fy =

50

ksi

THE DESIGN IS ADEQUATE.

THE FACTOR GRAVITY LOAD ON THE BEAM

wu =

4.2

klf

(Continuity column stiffeners 7/16 x 6

THE FACTOR AXIAL LOAD ON THE COLUMN


BEAM LENGTH BETWEEN COL. CENTERS
AVERAGE STORY HEIGHT OF ABOVE & BELOW
=
BOLTS
1 1/16
GRADES (A325 or A490)
A325
tp =
PLATE & SHIM
3/ 4

Pu =

800
30
12

kips
ft
ft

with 1/4" fillet weld to web & CP to flanges.


A doubler plate is not required. )

NUMBER COLUMNS

Nc =

2
(Top & Bot)

NUMBER BEAM

Nb =

1
(One Side Only)

ANALYSIS
g =Max( bbf - , tw + 3 ) =
Pf = 1.5 =

5.00

1.75

L=
h=
in
in

in

in (AISC 358 Tab 6.1)

Sh = dc / 2 + tp + db / 3
=

13.00

in

c = 2 Pf + tbf =

3.93

in

bp = g + 3 =

9.00
bcf

in

<

[Satisfactory]

CHECK BEAM LOCAL BUCKLING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)


bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
7.06

7.22

Es =
Where
0.5
2.45 (Es / Fy) =

h / tw =

29000

<
53.49
CHECK COLUMN LOCAL BUCKING LIMITATIONS (AISC 341-10 Tab. D1.1)
bf / (2tf ) =
0.3 (Es / Fy)0.5 =
<
6.78
h / tw =

17.64

<

ksi
59.00

7.22
3.76(Es/Fy)0.5(1-2.75Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

[Satisfactory]

1.12(Es/Fy)0.5(2.33-Pu/bPy) =

[Satisfactory]

Where

b =

0.9

CHECK BEAM - COLUMN RATIO REQUIREMENT (AISC 341-10 Sec. E3.4a)


Mpc* / (Mpb* ) =
>
1.25
1.00
Where

[Satisfactory]

Mpc* = Nc Zc (Fyc - Pu / Ag ) =

N/A

, for Pu/bPy 0.125

45.84

, for Pu/bPy > 0.125

, Py = FyA =

1410

kips

[Satisfactory]
530 ft-kips

Mpb* = Nb (Mhinge + Mv) =

425 ft-kips, at center of column


Mv = Vhinge Sh = [2Mhinge /(L-2Sh)+wu(L-2Sh)/2] Sh=
89
Mhinge = CprRyFyb Zb =

335

Ry =

1.1

(AISC 341-10 Tab. A3.1)

Cpr =

1.1

(FEMA Sec. 3.5.5.1)

CHECK BENDING MOMENT AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1.2)


Mf = Mhinge + [2Mhinge / (L - 2Sh) + wu(L - 2Sh)/2] (Sh - dc /2) =
=
Where

380
ft-kips
d0 = db + Pf - 0.5 tbf =

<

di = d0 - c =

15.31

Ffu = Mf / ( db - tbf ) =
Tub =

75.1

381

2 Tub (d0 + di ) =
19.24

ft-kips

ft-kips

in

in
263.9653 kips

kips, (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1 & 3.6.2.1.2)

432

ft-kips

= Mf , input value for non-seismic

ft-kips

[Satisfactory]

Tb =

51

Abt =

0.83

kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)


in2 / bolt

>
[Satisfactory]

(0.00002305 Pf0.591 Ffu2.583 / (tp0.895 dbt1.909 tbw0.327 bp0.965) + Tb =

CHECK SHEAR CAPACITY AT THE COLUMN FACE (FEMA Sec. 3.6.1.1.3)


Ab =
[2 Mf / (L - dc) + Vg ] / 3Fv =
>
0.83
in2
Where

Vg = wu (L - dc) / 2 =

60.8

Fv = Fnv =
CHECK END PLATE THICKNESS (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-13)
tp =
0.75
in
Where

0.81

[Satisfactory]

kips

36

ksi, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.2)

>

[1.11 Mf / d Fyp Yp)]0.5 =

Yp =

864

in, (AISC 358-10 Tab. 6.2)

Fyp =

36

ksi

d =

CHECK CONTINUITY PLATE REQUIREMENT (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-13, FEMA Sec 3.3.3.1)
tcf, reqD = [1.11 Mf / d Fyc Yc)]0.5 =
0.41
in

0.40

in

[Satisfactory]

1.0

<

Yc =
Where
594
in, (AISC 358-10 Tab. 6.5 Unsiffened)
tcw, reqD = Mf / [( db - tbf )( 6 kc + 2 tp + tbf) Fyc] =
0.48
in

tcf, actual
tcw, actual

<

(The continuity plates may not be required.)


tst = tbf for interior connection, or (tbf /2) for exterior connection =

0.43

in,

bst =

6.95

in, (AISC 358-10 Eq 6.10-10)


[Satisfactory]

0.56 (E / Fyst )0.5 tst =

<

in

cPn,st = cFcr A =
Where

414.9

c =

0.9

USE

0.44

kips

,(AISC 360 E1)

hst = dc - 2kc =

9.7

K hst / rst < 200

(AISC 360 E2)

in

K =
0.75
I = tst (2bst + twc) 3 / 12 =

72

in4

Fe =

30417.66 ksi (AISC 360 E3)

A = 2bsttst + 25(twc) 2 =

13

in

Fcr =

35.98

rst = ( I / A )0.5 =

Fyst =

2.37 in

Pu,st = Ryb Fyb bfb tfb =

140.3

kips

The best fillet weld size (AISC 360 Sec.J2.2b)


> wMIN =
w=
1/4
in
< wMAX =

<

cPn,st

0.1875

in

ksi (AISC 360 E3)

36

kips, plate yield stress

<

2(Lnet -0.5)

[Satisfactory]

in
[Satisfactory]
The required weld length between A36 continuity plates and column web (FEMA Fig 3-6)
Lw = 0.6tstLnstFy / [(2) Fw (0.707 w)]
= (0.4375 x 6.7) x 36 / [(2) 0.75 (0.6x70)(0.707x1/4)] =
Where

0.3125

Lnet = dc - 2(kc + 1.5) =

6.7
(Use complete joint penetration groove welds between continuity plates & column flanges.)

CHECK PANEL ZONE THICKNESS REQUIREMENT (AISC 341 Sec. E3.6e & FEMA Sec. 3.3.3.2)
tReqD = MAX (t1, t2) =
0.54
in
t1 = Cy Mc (h - db ) / [0.9 (0.6) Fyc Ryc dc (db - tfb) h] =
Where

Cy = Sb / (Cpr Zhing) =

0.79

Sb = 2Ib / db =

58

Ib = Ix =

510

Mc = Mpb* =

in

0.54
in2

425

ft-kips

t2 = (dz + wz ) / 90 = (db -2tst + dc - 2kc) / 90 =


Since twc =

0.55

in

0.29
in

>

tReqD ,

in
a doubler plate is

not required.

Technical References:
1. AISC 341-10: "Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
2. AISC 358-10: "Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications",

American Institute of Steel Co


3. AISC 360-10: "Specification for Structural Steel Buildings", American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.
4. FEMA 350: "Recommended Seismic Design Criteria for New Steel Moment-frame Buildings.", SAC Joint Venture, 2000.

= Mf , input value for non-seismic


kips, (AISC 360-10, Tab. J3.1)

62.8

kips

(Cont'd)

[Satisfactory]

in, ( 7/16 in )

[Satisfactory]

4.02

in

[Satisfactory]

American Institute of Steel Construction, 2010.