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Desing of Purlin to AS4600

Desing of Purlin to AS4600

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Hi
I am trying to desing a purlin using the AS4600 I for a diffrent results than the Prulin manufacture specially for diffrent bracing length
I got teh section capacity correct but the issue witht the reduction of capcity to member length does any one know a sloved example or commetry to explain the used numbers

RE: Desing of Purlin to AS4600

The published purlin capacity tables are based largely on full scale testing. Those results are superior to any computed capacities, in my opinion.

RE: Desing of Purlin to AS4600

(OP)
hokie66 (Structural)
Yes you are defiantly wright I end up to same results but why they do not state this in their data sheets to save time of checking and they should also provide a way for specific design

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