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2 When subjected to fluctuations of stresses the permissible stresses shall be the basic stress stipulated in IS : 1024-1979 for differentfmrll/fmsr and for different number of stress cycles and classes of constructional details. The following provisions shall also be considered while determining the permissible stress in members subjected to fluctuations of stress: 4 b) 4 While computing the value off ml=/f msx the effect of wind or earthquake temperature and secondary stresses shall be ignored For plain steel in the as-rolled condition with no gas cut edges the constructional detail shall be considered as Class A of IS : 1024-1979.

Where the connections to the interior columns are so designed that the wind or earthquake effects are traniferred to the interior columns also, both exterior and interior columns shall be designed on the assumption that the wind or earthquake load is divided among them in proportion to their relative stiffnesses. Columns also should be tested for proper anchorage to the trusses and other members to withstand the uplifting effect caused by excessive wind or earthquake pressure from below the roof.

5. 1 The maximum spacing of lacing bars, whether connected by riveting or welding, shall also be such that the minimum slenderness ratio r\ ( I Z/r) of the components of the member between consecutive connections is not greater than 50 or O-7 times the most unfavourable slenderness ratio of the member as a whole, whichever is less, where ‘1 is the distance between the centres of connection of the lattice bars to each component. 2 Where lacing bars are not lapped to form the connection to the components of the members, they shall be so connected that there is no appreciable interruption in the triangulation of the system.

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