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AISC Table J2.5 lists allowable stress on welds for various types of welds.
Fillet weld has two types. a) Shear on effective area, and b) Tension or
compression parallel to axis of weld.  How do you discribe each in terms of
real world applications?

Also, when a cantilever beam is welded with a fillet weld all around to a
column, would you consider the weld at the tension flange subject to
horizontal shear or tension perpendicular to the weld axis (not listed in
AISC Table J2.5) in addition to the vertical shear.

Thanks in advance

Oshin Tosounian, S.E.
Los Angeles, CA


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