## Solution to Problem 598 | Spacing of Rivets or Bolts in Built-Up Beams

**Problem 598**

As shown in Fig. P-598, two C380 × 60 channels are riveted together by pairs of 19-mm rivets spaced 200 mm apart along the length of the beam. What maximum vertical shear V can be applied to the section without exceeding the stresses given in Illustrative Problem 591?