American Iron and Steel Institute publishes design guide for new profiled steel diaphragm panels standard

Five design examples offered

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels Based on AISI S310-13.”

This design guide is the supporting document for AISI S310, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels. Both documents are available at www.aisistandards.org.

AISI D310-14 provides five design examples that illustrate the application of design provisions in AISI S310. The standard offers design provisions for diaphragms consisting of profiled steel decks or panels, including acoustic panels, cellular deck, and composite deck filled with concrete.

The illustrative examples determine the strengths and stiffness of diaphragms formed with wide rib decks, profiled panels, and panels with insulation, and with various support materials and loading conditions.

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