MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 252, 2019III International Conference of Computational Methods in Engineering Science (CMES’18)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Exploitation Machine Building|
|Published online||14 January 2019|
SCFs study of tubular T/Y steel joints under inplane loading
National Institute of Technology, Department of Civil Engineering, 800005 Patna, India
2 Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Nadbystrzycka 40, 20−618 Lublin, Poland
3 Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Education in Biała Podlaska, Faculty of Economics and Engineering, Sidorska 95/97, 21-500 Biała Podlaska, Poland
4 Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Nadbystrzycka 40B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland
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Stress concentration factors (SCFs) at welded tubular joints are one of the prime factors that affect the fatigue life of a structure. In the present work, finite element analysis (FEA) is used to find the hot spot stress and subsequently the stress concentration factors of Tubular T/Y steel Joints. Static axial tensile loading case is used in the present work. The circular hollow sections (CHS) are considered. The parametric study of the variation in SCF, with the change in joint angle (ϴ) and geometrical parameters such as β, τ, γ for T/Y-Joints subjected to inplane axial loading, is done. The validation of FE modelling technique of present work is done by comparing with the various SCFs equations available in the literature
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