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Shear Connector in Composite Construction | Types | Design | Requirements | Testing

Shear Connector A Shear connector is a steel projection provided on the top flange of steel composite bridge girders to provide necessary shear transfer between the steel girder and composite slab to enable composite action. The most widely used form of shear connector is the headed stud, or shear stud. Other forms of shear connector… Read More »