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Light Brace Cleat Connections for Braced Steel frames

Light bracing cleat connections are defined as unstiffened cleats that connect light bracing such as flat bars, rods or small tubes sections (round or square) to beams or columns (figure 1).

25 May 2011

Light bracing cleat connections are defined as unstiffened cleats that connect light bracing such as flat bars, rods or small tubes sections (round or square) to beams or columns (figure 1). These types of bracing systems are typically used in low rise industrial and retail buildings as roof and wall bracing (Hogan and Collins, 2010).

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Alistair Fussell