This paper was presented at the Nordic Steel Construction Conference 2015 Tampere, Finland by the team of prof. F. Wald, M. Kurejkova, L. Godrich, L. Sabatka &J. Kabelac from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Department of steel and timber structures.
This paper introduces Component-based Finite Element Method for a design of structural steel joints. Its features are demonstrated on an example of portal eaves frame joint.
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