Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders without horizontal stiffeners, are spaced at a distance not less than

[A]. 0.15 d
[B]. 0.22 d
[C]. 0.33 d
[D]. 0.44 d

Answer: Option C


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Abhi said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
Its the minimum distance which is required in plate girders. And max is 1.5 d.

Ally said: (Sep 14, 2019)  
Max Spacing of vertical stiffners = 1.5d.
Min Spacing of vertical stiffners= 0.33d.

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