What we have learned

Author:  Rosalie Brosilow
Source:  April 1984_Welding Design & Fabrication
Doc ID:  1984141
Year of Publication:  1984
Most industrial equipment offshore platforms,earthmovers,cranes,and all rotating machinery-is subjected to repeated alternating loading, or fatigue loading.Because such equipment usually is of welded construction or weld surfaced, and because welds can seriously reduce the fatigue life of equipment, fatigue performance of weldments was the subject of a Weldng Institute seminar held last October in Alanta. Boosted by British interests in the North Sea, the institute has an entire research section devoted to applied research on weldment fatigue.

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