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Have often thought about that but the hassle and cost doesn't seem to make it worth doing ... also educating the fabricator in such "sophisticated" logistics is a daunting task ... :)

Thor A. Tandy P.Eng, C.Eng, Struct.Eng, MIStructE, MSCSE
Victoria, BC
Canada 

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From: Richard [mailto:ringwoodjayco(--nospam--at)hawaii.rr.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2010 12:04 PM
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Subject: RE: Eccentric Loads on Welds

"apart from the heat effect" - Can you temper the welded part? Will help your beginning index.
- RJR
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Subject: Re: Eccentric Loads on Welds

Thanks. You confirmed the direction I was headed. 
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-----Original Message-----
From: "Conrad Harrison" <sch.tectonic(--nospam--at)bigpond.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 10:17:44 
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Subject: RE: Eccentric Loads on Welds

Thor,

Treat the welds as line elements and calculate section modulus for. Section properties of various weld groups can be found in handbooks: circular, two vertical lines, 2 horizontal lines etc..

Calculate normal and shear forces, then translate into how the code checks the combination. Here older codes checked transverse and longitudinal actions on different shear planes in the weld, current codes largely ignore and check against a single resistance.

Regards
Conrad Harrison
B.Tech (mfg & mech), MIIE, gradTIEAust mailto:sch.tectonic(--nospam--at)bigpond.com Adelaide South Australia 



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