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Posted by Kirk Phillips on April 7, 2014 at 9:40 AM.
Equation K1-8 is for HSS shear Yielding (punching) when 0.85B <= Bp <= B-2t. In my situation I have a W10×22 beam, which bf = 5.75, and a HSS 8×8x__. So, Bp = 5.75 and 0.85B = 6.8, therefore this case is not meet. The only other option is for beta = 1. How should I approach this?