Weld washer b) Two connected sheets (Zt = tf+ X2 )
c) Single connected sheet with weld washer Figure 8.6: Arc spot welds
(8) The effective peripheral diameter dp of an arc spot weld should be obtained as follows:
- for a single connected sheet or part of thickness t:
- for multiple connected sheets or parts of total thickness Lt:
(9) The design shear resistance Fw Rd of an elongated arc spot weld should be determined from:
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