Glossary of terms for the steel buildings systems industry

Glossary of Terms

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Terms identified by ( * ) are usually qualified by type of load effect, e.g., nominal tensile strength, available compressive strength, etc.

Terms identified by ( ** ) are usually qualified by type of component, e.g. local web buckling, local flange buckling, etc.

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