AISI-Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members

Alternative Title

Design Guide CF03-1

Abstract

The following Design Guide has been developed under the direction of the American Iron and Steel Institute Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold- Formed Steel Structural Members. The development of the Guide was sponsored by the American Iron and Steel Institute. The AISI Committee on Specifications wishes to acknowledge and expresses gratitude to Mr. Thomas Trestain of T. W. J. Trestain Structural Engineering who was the author of this Guide.

With anticipated improvements in understanding of the behavior of cold-formed steel and the continuing development of new technology, this material might become dated. It is possible that AISI will attempt to produce updates of this Guide, but it is not guaranteed.

The publication of the material contained herein is not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of the American Iron and Steel Institute, or of any other person named herein. The materials set forth herein are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Research Center/Lab(s)

Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Publisher

American Iron and Steel Institute

Publication Date

11-1-2003

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 2003 American Iron and Steel Institute, All rights reserved.

Comments

Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members

Document Type

Report - Technical

File Type

text

Language

English

Technical Report Number

Design Guide CF03-1

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