To: "SEAOC Newsletter" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Re: Transitions at welded splices
From: Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 01 11:31:16 -0600
>Please let me hear some opinions regarding your interpretations.
The ASME Code wants 3:1 transitions for Category B welds, but requires
only that appropriate fillets be used with less critical changes in
thickness. I think transitions whether weld fillets or machined tapers
are simply good practice.
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)