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College of Engineering and Applied Science

The information on this page comes from a booklet entitled Connecting Steel Members A Teaching Guide written by Dr. Duane S. Ellifritt.

The Ellifritt Structure: Teaching Steel Design is an article from the Spring '97 volume of Foresight, The Newsletter for the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Zalk Josephs Fabricators, a specialist in the complex fabrication of structural steel framing, modified Dr. Ellifrit's original design to produce the following structure.

Click on either the pictures or the links that follow to view a close up of the different connections.



Shop Welded Truss Beam Splice Moment Connection Double Web Angles Shop & Field Bolted Shear Connection Extended End Plate Moment Connection Welded Column Splice Skewed Shear Connection Pipe Column Base Plate Moment Connection Base Plate Bolted Column Splice Shop Welded Truss Single Angle Shear Connection Shear Connectors for Composite Beam Shop Welded Truss Shear Connectors for Composite Beam Bolted Top and Seat Shear Connection Pipe Column Base Plate Field Bolted Moment Connection to Column Web Bolted Column Splice End Plate Shear Connection Moment Connection Base Plate Shop Welded Truss Field Bolted Moment Connection to Column Web End Plate Shear Connection Extended End Plate Moment Connection
Ellifritt Structure Ellifritt Structure
Ellifritt Structure Ellifritt Structure

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