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AISC ASD-89 Example 001 - 1
AISC ASD-89 Example 001

WIDE FLANGE MEMBER UNDER BENDING
EXAMPLE DESCRIPTION
The beam below is subjected to a bending moment of 20 kip-ft. The compression
flange is braced at 3.0 ft intervals. The selected member is non-compact due to
flange criteria.
GEOMETRY, PROPERTIES AND LOADING









TECHNICAL FEATURES TESTED
Section compactness check (bending)
Member bending capacity


Member Properties
W6X12, M10X9,
W8X10
E = 29000 ksi

Fy = 50 ksi
Loading
w = 1.0 klf

Geometry
Span, L = 12.65 ft
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AISC ASD-89 Example 001 - 2
RESULTS COMPARISON

Independent results are taken from Allowable Stress Design Manual of Steel
Construction, Ninth Edition, 1989, Example 3, Page 2-6.
Output Parameter

ETABS Independent
Percent
Difference
Compactness Non-Compact Non-Compact 0.00%
Design Bending Stress, fb
(ksi)
30.74 30.74 0.00%
Allowable Bending Stress,
Fb (ksi)
32.70 32.70 0.00 %
COMPUTER FILE: AISC ASD-89 EX001
CONCLUSION
The results show an exact match with the independent results.
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AISC ASD-89 Example 001 - 3
HAND CALCULATION

Properties:
Material: ASTM A572 Grade 50 Steel
E = 29,000 ksi, Fy = 50 ksi
Section: W8x10
bf = 3.94 in, tf = 0.205 in, d = 7.98 in, tw = 0.17 in
2 7.89 2 0.205 7.48 in = = - =
f
h h t
Member:
L = 12.65 ft
lb = 3 ft
Loadings:
w = 1.0 k/ft
2
8
wL
M = = 1.012.65
2
/8 = 20.0 k-ft
Design Bending Stress
33
/ 20 12 / 7.8074
b
f M S = = -
30.74 ksi =
b
f

Section Compactness:
Localized Buckling for Flange:
3.94
9.610
2 2 0.205
f
f
b
t
= = =
-

65 65
9.192
50
p
y
F
= = =
435 . 13
50
95 95
= = =
y
r
F

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AISC ASD-89 Example 001 - 4
p
> , Localized flange buckling is present.
r
< ,
Flange is Non-Compact.

Localized Buckling for Web:
7.89
46.412
0.17
w
d
t
= = =
No axial force is present, so 0 and 0 0.16, so = = = s
a
a
y
f P
f
A F

640 640 0
1 3.74 1 3.74 90.510
50 50
a
p
y y
f
F F

| |
| |
= = - =
|
|
|
\ .
\ .

p
< , No localized web buckling
Web is Compact.

Section is Non-Compact.

Section Bending Capacity
Allowable Bending Stress
Since section is Non-Compact
33
0.79 0.002
2
f
b y y
f
b
F F F
t
| |
=
|
|
\ .

( ) 33
0.79 0.002 9.61 50 50
b
F = - -
33
32.70 ksi =
b
F



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AISC ASD-89 Example 001 - 5

Member Bending Capacity for Lb = 3.0 ft:
Critical Length, lc:

=
y
f
y
f
c
dF
A
F
b
l
000 , 20
,
76
min
76 3.94 20, 000 3.94 0.205
min ,
7.89 50 50
c
l
- - -
=
`
-
)

{ } min 42.347, 40.948
c
l =
40.948 in =
c
l
22
3 12 36 in = = - =
b
l l
c
l l <
22
, section capacity is as follows:
33
32.70 ksi =
b
F