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Information contained in this work has been obtained by Tata McGraw- Hill, from sources believed to be reliable. However, neither Tata McGraw- Hill nor its authors guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information published herein, and neither Tata McGraw-Hill nor its authors shall be responsible for any errors, omissions, or damages arising out of use of this information. This work is published with the understanding that Tata McGraw-Hill and its authors are supplying information but are not attempting to render engineering or other professional services. If such services are required, the assistance of an appropriate professional should be sought. NZ NM, © 1997, 1986, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited Tata McGraw-Hill 23td reprint 2008 RCDACDRXRXCRR No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publishers This edition can be exported from India only by the publishers, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited ISBN-13: 978-0-07-462305-3 ISBN-10: 0-07-462305-2 Published by Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 7 West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 110 008, typeset in Times at Anvi Composers, New Delhi 110 063, and printed at S P Printers, Noida 201 301 McGraw-Hill Componre Contents —— = Preface to the Second Edition v Preface to the First Edition vi 1._ Materials and Specifications 1 L.1__ Rolled Steel Sections _/ 12. 's of Structural Steels 1.3 Specifications _2 * 2. Structural Fasteners 4 2.1 Riveting 4 2.2__Bolted Joints 5 2.3 Types of Riveted and Bolted Joints 6 2.6 _ Strength of Riveted/Bolted Joint _9 2.7___ Assumptions in the Theory of Riveted Joints _1/ 2.8 Efficiency-of aJoint__/2 2.9 Design of Riveted Joints for Axially Loaded Members _J6 2.10 Welded Joints 21 2.11 Advantages of Welded Joints 22 2.12 Disadvantages of Welded Joints 22 2.13 Types of Welds and Their Symbols 23 2.14 Design of Fillet Welds 25 2.15 Design of Butt Weld 37 2.16 Design of Plug and Slot Welds 32 Problems 33 3._Eccentric Connections 35 , siete 38 3.2__ Riveted Joints Subjected to Moment Acting in_ the Plane of the Joint 25 3.4 Design of Eccentri¢ Connections 38 3.5 Butt-Welded Joint Loaded Eccentrically 45 3.6 Fillet-Welded Joint Loaded Eccentricity 46 Problems 57