Simple connections to Eurocode 3
The Eurocode Green Book on Simple Connections is well underway and some important aspects related to this connection type have been identified and are being addressed. Edurne Nunez Moreno of SCI explains some of these issues: the bearing resistance of a bolt group and the tying resistance of end plates.
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