Masters Theses


Screwed connection tests on shear

Keywords and Phrases

Nominal shear strength


"Currently, there are five equations for the nominal shear strength of a screw connection given in the American Iron and Steel Institute's Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (2001). In an effort to increase the accuracy of the nominal shear equations, studies at the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney-Australia led to the development of a varied form of strength equations (Rogers and Hancock, 1997). This research analyzes six different sets of data using the AISI equations and the equations developed by the university of Syndey to determine if these new equations will in fact increase the accuracy of the computed nominal shear strength as compared to the tested shear strength"--Abstract, leaf iii.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Electrical Engineering


Accompanying CD-ROM, available at Missouri S&T Library, contains the Visual Basic Code of all fourteen original warrant-pricing models, the statistical test printouts and plots from Tables A, Tables B and Tables C of this thesis.System requirements: Windows XP, Microsoft Excel.


University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Fall 2004


ix, 34 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 90-91).


© 2004 Michael Rotimi Babalola, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type




Subject Headings

Strength of materials
Shear (Mechanics)

Thesis Number

T 8783

Print OCLC #


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