RCSC Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 and A490 Bolts
The Specification covers the design of bolted joints and the installation & inspection of fastener assemblies in structural steel connections.
The purpose of the Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC) is:
To stimulate and support such investigation as may be deemed necessary and valuable to determine the suitability, strength and behavior of various types of structural connections;
To promote the knowledge of economical and efficient practices relating to such structural connections; and,
To prepare and publish related standards and such other documents as necessary to achieving its purpose.
dated on : June 30, 2004 (94 pages)