It seems like this could be justified. Pullout values seem to be addressed from what I can see in the 2010 Supplement 2 (freely available in pdf from AISI.) In any case, the MSC forum refers the reader to the IFI, which is interesting. I'll see what I can find from the safety of my computer.
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 11:16 AM, nma <email@example.com> wrote:
Look at the December issue of MSC magazine on page 9. The topic is "Strength of a Tapped Hole". We had this situation happened earlier this year and it became a problem of installing and tensioning a Gr 5 bolt into a less than A36 plate with limited thread length.
Neil Moore, PE, SE
On 12/4/2011 5:09 PM, Conrad Harrison wrote:Seems similar to traditional type build-up of sections using rivets before welding available. Screws typically used with cold-formed steel, so resistances can be checked against cold-formed steel code.
B.Tech (mfg & mech), MIIE, gradTIEAust