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Engineering Drawing, 2nd Edition by B. C. Rana, M. B. Shah

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20

Riveted and Welded Joints

OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you will be able to

  • Draw orthographic projections of various lap- and butt-type riveted joints
  • Draw orthographic projections of edge and tee joints
  • Draw commonly used rivet heads
  • Represent commonly used welded joints on drawings
20.1 INTRODUCTION

Riveted joints are used to connect parts when welding facilities are unavailable. They are strong and resistant to leaks and hence used extensively. These joints are so strong that in the case of boilers or girders of bridges, plates joined by riveting cannot be separated without damaging the rivets. Even now, as the strength of a welded joint depends upon the workmanship, riveted joints are preferred for greater reliability. ...

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