Welding Design and Metal Fatigue for Structural Engineers
After participating in this course you will be able to do the following:
- Analyze joints using fundamental knowledge of various material strengths
- Design welded joints using basic weld design principles
- Prevent failures by using knowledge of metal fatigue
- Apply the fundamentals of welded joints in structures
Welding provides architects & engineers with an economical technique for complete freedom in structural design & development. The widespread recognition of welding as a safe means of making structural connections has come about only after years of diligent efforts & heavy documentation of research findings & successes.
This course will discuss the different welding techniques used in the structural engineering fields, residual stresses, and how to minimize weld distortion. It will also focus on the means of achieving safe designs for welded structural connections, providing participants with the necessary skills to ensure the long-term safety of their structures. Issues of static load & fatigue will be discussed, along with possible design improvements.
- Introduction to Welded Construction
- Welding Process
- Performance of Welded Structures under Static Loading
- Welded Joint Design
- Residual Stress and Distortion
- Ways to Minimize Distortion and Prevent Weld Failures
- Performance of Welded Structures under Fatigue Loading
- Welded Design Improvements
Who Should Attend:
Fabricators & Engineers who are involved in the design & assessment of welded structures • Engineers who are involved in the Fatigue Analysis of Structures Subjected to Repeated Loading • Structural Consulting Engineers • Project Managers • Construction Engineers.
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