A double-angle shape, 2L6 × 6 × 5⁄8, is connected to a 5⁄8-inch gusset plate as shown in Figure P7.6-1. Determine the maximum total service load that can be applied if the ratio of dead load to live load is 8.5. The bolts are 7⁄8-inch-diameter, Group A bearing-type bolts. A572 Grade 50 steel is used for the angle, and A36 steel is used for the gusset plate.
a. Use LRFD.
b. Use ASD.