Fatigue of Thin Walled Joints Under Complex Loading


  • T R Gurney, formerly TWI, UK

A report containing the results of a TWI Group Sponsored Project which will be welcomed by designers of thin walled structures, especially those in the transport industry. It will also serve as a valuable source of reference for a wide range of welding engineers and structural analysts.
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Welding engineers and structural analysts


Book information

  • Published: July 1997
  • Imprint: Abington Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-338-1

Table of Contents

Management summary; Thinness effect: Constant amplitude fatigue tests on 6mm and 2mm thick specimens; Investigation of ‘hot-spot stress’ concept; Scatter; Variable amplitude fatigue tests on welded joints in rectangular hollow sections (RHS).