Weld Group Analysis per AISC 9th Ed. (ASD)
"WELDGRP.xls" is a MS-Excel spreadsheet workbook for analyzing
weld groups. There are 8 worksheets which replicate the AISC 9th
Edition Manual Tables XIX thru XXVI to be used for analysis. There is
a worksheet for analysis by the elastic method, allowing the user to
model up to 24 weld segments . This worksheet allows the user to input
axial, shear, and moment loadings. The elastic method worksheet has
user input for weld segment coordinates (start and end), and the weld
group is plotted to aid in verifying the group configuration. There is
also built-in capability to facilitate the user input of a circular
Also, there is a worksheet containing data and tables replicated from the AISC 9th Edition Manual.
All the worksheets are independent and self contained, so that you can move them from one workbook to another. All the worksheets are protected, but not with a password.
Please read the "DOC" worksheet for program details as well as assumptions and limitations.
A metric version of the 'elastic' method calculation is also available "WELDGRP Metric".
Full download access to any calculation is available to users with a paid or awarded subscription (XLC Pro).
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