diagonal bracing

diagonal bracing

A system of inclined members for bracing the angles between the members of a structural frame against horizontal forces, such as wind.
See also: Brace
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Manufacture and installation of a load-bearing steel structure for a mechanical equipment room on the 5th floor, consisting of internal columns, roof beams, Jump, diagonal bracing and trapezoidal sheet metal cover.
The mentioned frame with a single diagonal bracing, under cyclic loading (Fig.
A major disadvantage of diagonal bracing (conventional bracing) is that the diagonal connections are expensive to fabricate and erect, uplift in columns and low ductility (Stafford Smith, Coull 1991).
Typically used in vertical column and diagonal bracing applications and as members of large, long-span trusses, these Jumbo HSS sections offer a superior and cost-effective alternative to open sections and built-up, welded box sections used in structures with a high load demand.
The diagonal bracing members of braced frames are often hollow structural sections because of their compression load efficiency and aesthetic appearance.
I tied the diagonal bracing into the gussets and joists to add even more stability to the structure.
Like something dashed off in the lunch hour, the building is reduced and abstracted to a grid of diagonal bracing as Richard and Renzo recast Cedric's Fun Palace for the Rue Beaubourg.
The timber framing of these load-bearing partitions is much heavier than on a normal modern lightweight partition and will tend to include diagonal bracing to give better support.
With the aid of a helper, stand up each end frame, space them 90 inches apart, and add temporary diagonal bracing to keep them vertical, Attach bench frames to connect with bench beams at three places per end: (A) two 2 1/2-inch screws through end of inner (87-inch) bench frame into shorter (44-inch) 2-by-6 bench beam; (B) two 2 1/2-inch screws through longer (67-inch) bench beam into end of inner bench frame; and (C) two 2 1/2-inch screws through ends of outer bench frame into longer bench beam.
Using finite element (FE) analysis, Waltz estimated the stiffness of the support provided by a lateral and diagonal bracing system for a number of braced 2 by 4 truss webs in a row.
To the rear, the house stands on steel columns with diagonal bracing embedded in the concrete foundation.
The award is for the approach used by the design team that "recognized the strategic values of the arrangement, location, and integration of fluid viscous dampers and super diagonal bracing within a perimeter structural tube, thereby optimizing and enhancing the structure's seismic performance.