The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 61 (1983) > Issues > Issue 3 > Site Connections to BS 5400: Part 3
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Site Connections to BS 5400: Part 3

The basic change in the design philosophy for bolted joints resulting from the adoption of limit state design, is outlined. The initial decisions the designer has to make are outlined and the pros and cons of bolted and welded site joints, on which such decisions must be based, are listed. The types of connector currently available are described. F.H. Needham