Column Base Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 318-02 1

Column Base Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 318-02

They provide vertical support and connection to transfer loads to the building foundation, acting as a brace for the structural loads supported by the columns. … Column base connections are arguably the most important connections in the entire building, transferring flexure, shear, and axial force from the entire structure into the foundation.