Stability connection

Welded L-shape connections are calculated this way:

Welded L-shape connection

J.W.B. Stark. Verbinden. Bouwen met Staal. 2012. Chapter 5, Page 37

  1. first is calculated maximum force which is can be applied to end weld;
  2. then with left force side welds are calculated;
  3. forces in side welds are calculated using center of gravity.