Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion


If p and d are pitch and gross diameter of rivets, the efficiency (η) of the riveted joint, is given by


Answer: Option C


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Raj said: (Dec 8, 2014)  
Is that answer correct? Is it mean when gross diameter of rivet zero there will be 100% efficiency?

Vikas said: (Sep 18, 2017)  
@ Raj,

As gross diameter is zero means there is no rivet in the plate,

So there is 100% efficiency.

Hardik said: (Jan 29, 2020)  
According to me;

Efficiency(n) = 0.6d.

Because n =(2.5d-d)/2.5d.
= 1.5d/2.5d.
= 0.6d.

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