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Concrete Foundations

05 May 2015

The concrete foundation supports the steel building and resists the loads imposed by the building and site specific climatic load imposed on the building. In order to design a steel building foundation, the building engineers provide reactionary loading and...

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Columns: Fixed-Base and Pinned-Based

05 May 2015

A pinned based column design doesn’t transfer any moment, or bending, load into the supporting foundations. It is carried by the steel structural and transferred into the foundation as vertical and horizontal loads. Designing the steel building to a...

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Anchor Bolts

05 May 2015

In a pre-engineered steel building system, anchor bolts are what hold the steel structure to the concrete foundation. The anchor bolts are embedded in the concrete and the steel (external load) is fastened to the anchor bolt. Anchor bolts...

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