Welded Tube Construction

Author: Hilpert, A;Bondy, O

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Welded Tube Construction

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Welded Tube Construction
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Hilpert, A;Bondy, O

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Hilpert, A;Bondy, O

The inherent and peculiar advantages of the tube as a structural element have many times received consideration in print, and, in aeronautical and automobile construction, in the steel furniture industry and in certain other specialised fields, these advantages have already been turned to practical account. The special benefit attaching to the tubular section lies, of course, in a moment of inertia which is of equal magnitude in all directions, enabling the maximum resistance to buckling to be
achieved with the lowest possible area of crosssection and hence the minimum weight.
Hitherto, it has rarely been found possible, however, to apply the tubular principle to structural steelwork, for rivetting and bolting are highly unsuitable for the jointing of tubes.

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