# Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion

Discussion Forum : GATE Exam Questions - Section 1 (Q.No. 2)
2.
Maximum size of a fillet weld for a plate of square edge is
1.5 mm less than the thickness of the plate
one half of the thickness of the plate
thickness of the plate itself
1.5 mm more than the thickness of the plate
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
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Raju said:   3 years ago
How do we recommend this? please explain me.

Molla said:   6 years ago
How do we recommend this?

Mahesh said:   6 years ago
That is code recommendation. By conducting number of experiments code specify those specifications.

Phani said:   6 years ago
Answer; S = t - 1.5.
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Ram said:   6 years ago
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Dev said:   7 years ago
When less nominal diameter of rivet we add 1.5mm (20mm) but more then20mm for 2.5mm sum.
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Rahul g3016 said:   7 years ago
How to get the answer? Explain this.

Suman said:   7 years ago
But how? Can anyone explain it?
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Asaithambi said:   7 years ago
It is considering shape.

i) Square = 1.5mm less than thickness of plate.
ii) Round = 0.75mm.
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Suresh Reddie said:   7 years ago
For square edges, fillet weld size should be 1.5mm less than the thickness of the plate.