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Allowable shear force of the girder

Calculate the maximum allowable shear force Vmax for the girder. The welded steel girder is having the cross section shown in the figure. It is fabricated of two 500 mm x 50 mm flange plates and a 500 mm x 50 mm web plate. The plates are joined by four fillet welds that run continuously at the length of the girder. Each weld has an allowable load in shear of 2000 kN/m.

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 01:00

Abu Dhabi's leaning tower

The Capital Gate or the so-called “Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi” is the most tilted building in the world.