Date

1962

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Science

Department

Civil Engineering

First Adviser

Theodore V. Galambos

Abstract

Results of a series of experiments that were perfomed to study the lateral bracing requirements of wide-flange beams are presented. 1) determination of the required bracing for beams subjected to constant plastic moment, 2) effects of various methods of connecting the bracing members to the main beams, and 3) to study the effect of beam size on the rotation capacity of beams.

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