Definition of Gusset plate

1. Noun. A metal plate used to strengthen a joist.

Exact synonyms: Gusset
Generic synonyms: Brace, Bracing, Plate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gusset Plate

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Literary usage of Gusset plate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"As an example of gusset-plate design, an investigation will be made of the conditions at joint B. At this joint large tensile stresses exist in members Be ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"As an example of gusset-plate design, an investigation will be made of the ... In determining the required gusset-plate thickness, it will be assumed that ..."

3. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Theoretically, this is not good practice, for all of the stress is transferred to the gusset plate through one angle leg, resulting in excess local stresses ..."

4. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"At joint L'c either the right or left section of the truss will have to be field-riveted to the gusset plate, the other being shop-riveted. ..."

5. Structural Drafting and the Design of Details by Carlton Thomas Bishop (1922)
"gusset plate — Continuous Chord. — This method of connecting the members of ... A stress which is not too large may be transmitted to the gusset plate by ..."

6. A Treatise on Steam-boilers: Their Strength, Construction, and Economical by Robert Wilson (1892)
"When tho stay consists of a single gusset plate, and where its length and strength of attachment on the shell side is sufficient to resist the tendency of ..."

7. Elements of Machine Design by Oscar Adolph Leutwiler (1917)
"The number of rivets required to fasten each of the members 6 and c to the gusset plate e is determined as explained in Art. 70, while the number required ..."

8. Elements of Machine Design by Oscar Adolph Leutwiler (1917)
"The number of rivets required to fasten each of the members b and c to the gusset plate e is determined as explained in Art. 70, while the number required ..."

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