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Minimum and maximum fillet weld thickness.

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Hello Gurudev

thanks for looking at my document.

 

Please tell me what exactly you're trying to achieve.

 

you say, the k-factor = .58 , using S275.

Could you show me how you got this result?

 

As for the 4mm starting threshold that is mentioned in EC3-1-8, you're correct.

I'll adjust the tables to comply with EC3-1-3 § 8.5.2.

 

Thanks for your comments.

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Sorry for the delayed response,

As per "4.5.3.3: Simplified method for design resistance of fillet weld" for S275;

Design weld resistance per unit length will be "467.314*a [(430/1.732)*(1/0.85*1.25)*2*a]"

I have taken design value of the weld force per unit length as full strength in tension i.e "275*t"

So in this case k will be 0.588

But I think my approach is wrong as Design weld resistance corresponds to shear strength of the weld,

Design value of force shall also be shear strength of plate : 275*t/1.732

Now in this case k will be 0.48 again.

Which is same as we got according to "4.5.3.2 Directional method".

Gurudev

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