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45 FIGURE 28. Compound beam. Calculation Procedure: 1. Obtain the properties of the elements Using the AISC Manual, determine the following properties. 12 in. in. 424 cm2); I ϭ 583 in4 (24,266 cm4). 97 in. in. 08 in. 89 in. 21 mm). 2. Locate the centroidal axis of the section Locate the centroidal axis of the section with respect to the centerline of the W16 ϫ 45, and compute the distance c from the centroidal axis to the outermost fiber. 99 in. 346 mm). 05 in. 07 mm). 3. Find the moment of inertia of the section with respect to its centroidal axis Use the relation I0 ϩ Ak2 for each member, and take the sum for the two members to find I for the built-up beam.

In. in. 4 GPa). 40 STRUCTURAL STEEL ENGINEERING AND DESIGN Calculation Procedure: 1. Determine the relationship between the torque in the shaft segments Since segments AB and BC (Fig. 24) are twisted through the same angle, the torque applied at the junction of these segments is distributed in proportion to their relative rigidities. Using the subscripts s and b to denote FIGURE 24. Compound shaft. steel and bronze, respectively, we see that ␪ ϭ TsLs/(JsGs) ϭ TbLb /(JbGb), where the symbols are as given in the previous calculation procedure.

Since the area is symmetric with respect to the y axis, this is also a centroidal axis. The intersection point G of the x and y axes is, therefore, the centroid of the area. 4. Compute the distance between the centroidal axis and the reference axis Compute k, the distance between the horizontal centroidal axis of each element and the x axis. Only absolute values are required. 7 in. 7 in. 7 in. 0 mm). 5. Compute the moment of inertia of the entire area—x axis Let I0 denote the moment of inertia of an element with respect to its horizontal centroidal axis and A its area.

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