ULTIMATE STRENGTH DESIGN OF TUBULAR JOINTS

A METHOD IS PRESENTED FOR DESIGNING THICK-WALLED, NONGUSSETED TUBULAR JOINTS FOR STATIC LOADS. THE METHOD IS APPLICABLE TO T-, Y-, AND K-JOINTS HAVING BRANCH-TO CHORD DIAMETER RATIOS OF FROM 0.25 TO 0.75. GIVEN THE AXIAL LOAD IN A BRANCH, THE DESIGNER CAN USE THIS METHOD TO CHOOSE A CHORD WALL THICKNESS WHICH SATISFIES STATIC STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS. CONVERSELY, GIVEN THE CHORD WALL THICKNESS, THE DESIGNER CAN PREDICT THE AXIAL LOAD IN THE BRANCH WHICH WOULD CAUSE THE CHORD TO FAIL. COMPARISONS ARE PRESENTED BETWEEN PREDICTED ULTIMATE LOADS AND MEASURED ULTIMATE LOADS. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Reber, J B
  • Publication Date: 1973-6

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  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 1223-
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00209927
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1973 12:00AM