Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


Maximum size of a fillet weld for a plate of square edge is

[A]. 1.5 mm less than the thickness of the plate
[B]. one half of the thickness of the plate
[C]. thickness of the plate itself
[D]. 1.5 mm more than the thickness of the plate

Answer: Option A


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Dhivya said: (Sep 18, 2013)  
For rounded edge (3/4) thickness of the plate.

Kranthi Kumar said: (Sep 12, 2015)  
For to avoid washing down of the exposed arise.

Sri said: (Sep 28, 2015)  
How will you get answer?

Jyothsna said: (Feb 3, 2016)  
Is it any specification from code book?

E.padmanaban said: (Jul 19, 2016)  
How to calculate the square edge?

Suresh Reddie said: (Dec 27, 2016)  
For square edges, fillet weld size should be 1.5mm less than the thickness of the plate.

Asaithambi said: (Feb 9, 2017)  
It is considering shape.

i) Square = 1.5mm less than thickness of plate.
ii) Round = 0.75mm.

Suman said: (Mar 18, 2017)  
But how? Can anyone explain it?

Rahul G3016 said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
How to get the answer? Explain this.

Dev said: (Apr 13, 2017)  
When less nominal diameter of rivet we add 1.5mm (20mm) but more then20mm for 2.5mm sum.

Ram said: (Mar 1, 2018)  
How to get the answer? explain clearly please.

Phani said: (May 6, 2018)  
Answer; S = t - 1.5.

Mahesh said: (Jun 13, 2018)  
That is code recommendation. By conducting number of experiments code specify those specifications.

Molla said: (Nov 4, 2018)  
How do we recommend this?

Raju said: (Apr 16, 2021)  
How do we recommend this? please explain me.

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