Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


When the upper column does not provide full bearing area over lower column, the column splice is provided with the following assumption

[A]. bearing plate is assumed as a short beam to transmit the axial load to the lower column section
[B]. axial load is assumed to be taken by flanges
[C]. load transmitted from the flanges of upper column and reactions from the flanges of lower columns are equal and form a couple
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option D


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