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Design of Steel Concrete Composite Structure Connected Using Headed Shear Studs with Optimal Spacing

Mayank Gupta


This paper states about the use of shear connector in steel concrete composite construction. In Steel-concrete combined development solid uses for compressive quality and steel is for rigidity. When both steel and concrete are tied together they acted as a unit which is highly efficient and light-weighted. This type of steel solid composite generally utilized for structures, for example, spans and multi-story structures. In the steel concrete composite construction shear connection plays a very important role. In this paper, simply supported steel concrete composite beam design with optimal spacing of headed shear studs. Headed shear studs are distributed with optimal spacing at L/4 and L/6 distances with end supports where shear force is maximum.

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