Author: Mackey, S;Brotton, D
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Mackey, S;Brotton, D
May I reply to the letter which appeared in the December, 1949, Journal alluding to remarks I made during the discussion on Dr. Gottfeldt’s paper “ Curved Bridges, and why they should be Welded.”
Crane girders of the plate girder type form an excellent example for the economical application of welding and, in the case of exceptionally large girders, have several
advantages when compared with riveted girders.
CONSIDERATION is limited to the case of prismatic sections where the lengths of the frame members are assumed to remain unaltered under the load, where the deformations are small, and where the behaviour of the structure is governed by the general theory of elasticity.