This design guide provides a recommended design model for the extended bolted moment end plate connections when used for beam splices, open connections in portal frames and mitred knee connections in portal frames.
As well as a recommended design model, it contains detailing guidance, design examples and seven design capacity tables suitable for beam splices and apex connections.
This publication supersedes in part AISC 'Design of structural steel hollow section connections, volume 1: Design models' by A.A..Syam and B.G. Chapman, 1996.
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