Index

Sections and profiles include Standard Hot-Rolled and Fabricated sections.

Hot-Rolled Sections

      • General Description
      • Compare standards between the United Kingdom, Europe and North America.
      • General Notations - How steel profiles should be referenced
      • The differences between Actual Size and Serial Size

Fabricated Profiles

      • Bolted Plate Girders
      • Welded Plate Girders
      • Strengthening a Plate Girder
        • Intermediate Flange Stiffeners
        • Web Stiffeners
          • Intermediate Transverse Web Stiffeners
          • Longitudinal Web Stiffeners
          • Bearing Stiffeners
          • Fitted v Welded Stiffeners
      • Materials
      • Box Girder Construction
      • Open-Cell Bridge Box Girders
      • Closed-Cell Bridge Box Girders
      • Stiffening a Box Girder
      • Box Girder Bearing

Beams

      • How a beam is designated
      • Strengthening the flange to improve bending capacity
      • Strengthening the web to improve shear capacity

Columns

      • Restraining a Column
      • Columns in Single and Multi-Story Buildings
      • Column Profiles
      • Tension Stiffeners
      • Shear and Compression Stiffeners
      • Base Plates in Compression
      • Base Plates in Shear
      • Rotational Moments
      • Base Plate Stiffening
      • Plate Thickness and Bolt patterns
      • Bearing and Non-Bearing Joints
      • Bolted Splices
        • In-Line Cap and End Plates
        • Offset Cap and End Plates
        • Flange and Web plates
      • Splicing Columns of Different Sections or Serial Sizes
      • Welded Splices
      • Portal Frame Columns
      • Stepped Portal Column
      • Twin Columns

Crane Girders

      • Typical Crane Girder Sections
      • Supporting a Crane Girders
      • Stiffening a Crane Girder
        • Top Flange Stiffening - Hot Rolled Sections
        • Top Flange Stiffening - Plate Girders
          • Transverse Web Stiffeners
        • Bearing Stiffeners
      • Light Duty Applications
      • Medium / Heavy Duty Applications
      • Heavy / Extra Heavy Applications
      • Surge Plates
      • Horizontal Lattice Girders
      • Details to Avoid!
      • Fixed rails
      • Floating Rails
      • Rail Splices
      • Crane Rail Stops
      • Explanation of Crane Classifications.
      • Comparisons between CMAA, FEM, and ISO
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