The following typical connections are for single angles connected by means of Gusset Plates:

The bracing angles are set out to a common Work Point located at the intersection of the centre lines of the beams, columns and bracing members. Other options for locating the Work Points can be found at Vertical Bracing - Setting Out

The Strike-Planes are represented by spX (Vertical) and spY (Horizontal). The relative sizes of the column and beam together with the angle of the brace will determine which of the two will be the lesser. The lesser value should ideally be between 10 and 20 mm. This will ensure the joint is compact while allowing for normal fabrication and erection tolerances.
For more information on Strike-Planes refer to Vertical Bracing - Setting Out

Though the gusset plate illustrated is the welded type, which is used with the end-plate connection – the all-bolted cleats or plates may be used together with the bolted / welded type. For more information on these and the various gusset plate shape options go to Bracing Gusset Plate Connections

In each case the gusset-plates are indicated connecting to the column flange - For further information on connecting to the column web go to Vertical Bracing - Setting-Out

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