use wide flange braces in vertical brace connections

Use Wide Flange Braces in Vertical Brace Connections

RISAConnection now offers the ability to use a wide flange brace member in Vertical Brace Connections.

Vertical Brace Diagonal Connection

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Vertical Brace Chevron Connection

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Selecting the Wide Flange Brace

Simply choose the wide flange shape for your brace from the list of available sections:

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Connection Results

The results report will now check each applicable limit state at each of the connection components. Each of these checks can be reviewed in detail in the report.

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