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Wind loading was created according to EN 1991‑1‑4 without ice (wind speed 130 kph).
Load cases / combination / design conducted as per EN 1993 / CEN
combinations are ULS/ SLS.
Author: Bashar Seraphim
Plate girder is an economical choice for long spans construction. I-section steel plate girder typically has a deep web to maximize its shear capacity and flange separation, yet thin web to minimize the self-weight. Due to its large height-to-thickness (h/tw) ratio, transverse stiffeners may be required to stiffen the slender web.