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Table 2 Types and details of 2 of the 8 connections studied by Shi et al. [12]

From: Performance of extended end-plate bolted connections subjected to static and blast-like loads

Case number Connection type End-plate thickness (mm) Bolt diam. (mm) No. of bolts Bolt pretension force (KN) Column stiffener End-plate stiffener
SC2 Extended 20 20 8 185 Yes Yes
SC3 Extended 20 20 8 185 Yes No
  1. The author proposed a new connection called “DR1.” It is the same as SC2 but with two end-plate stiffeners