I have a nozzle set through a shell with a full penetration groove weld and a fillet weld to cap it off (see UW-16.1(c). For my UW-16 calculation I have a throat size of .97" (a 1 3/8" fillet weld). How do I measure my throat for this joint? Section 9 has three different definitions of throat: actual, effective, and theoretical. Which one do I use?
Red Flag Submitted
Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.
Reply To This Thread
Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.