Although I have selected a column web stiffener for my connection, it is apparently not considered in the design. How are the web stiffeners handled in the design?

Answer

Especially in the case of the "Column web, Compression Force, Bottom" design, a specified web stiffener is only applied to the design if it is actually required, or if the design cannot be performed without the web stiffener. In the latter case, the comment "Web stiffener required" appears in the last column of the result table.
It is also important to note whether a continuous or a partial rib is applied.
In the case of the partial rib, the compressive force is divided into a web and a rib and designed in this way.
If a continuous rib is used, the column web is first fully loaded and the excess load is applied to the rib. In the case of T-joints and cross joints, this approach prevents the rib from being overloaded.

Keywords

Web stiffener Column web Partial rib Compression bottom

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