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Horizontal bar:
Design for horizontal component of forces in
diagonals. In this case, use 0.707 x required area
of diagonal bar.
Required area of horizontal bar = 0.707 x 0.70
= 0.49 in2
Use No. 7 bars with area = 0.60 in2
8.
NOTATION
a

Length of plate, in
A

Area of section, in2
Aw

Area of web, in2
b

Width of section, in

Height of plate, in
be

Effective width of plate, in
B

Pressure intensity, psi
c

Dynamic increase factor
d

Depth of section, in
D

Flexural rigidity of plate, lbin
DLF

Dynamic load factor
e

Eccentricity
Fdy

Dynamic yield stress of steel, ksi
Fdv

Dynamic yield stress in shear, ksi
Fy

Static yield stress of steel, psi
g

Acceleration due to gravity, ft/s2
H

Height of plate, in
I

Moment of inertia, in4/in
KE

Equivalent elastic stiffness, lb/in2
KLM

Loadmass factor
L

Length of plate, in
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