Geometrical requirements for pin ended members - Given thickness


This formula calculates the geometrical requirements for pin ended members, specifically the minimum required distances from the pin hole edge to the plate edge, given thickness.
From EN 1993-1-8 (2005) (English): Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-8: Design of joints

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lminMinimul length required from the pin hole edge to the edge of the plate (mm)
FEdForce on the pin (N)
γM0Factor of Safety (dimensionless)
tPlate thickness (mm)
fyieldYield strength (N/mm2)
d0Hole diameter (mm)