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Machine Drawing by N. D. Junnarkar

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Chapter 12

Riveted Joints and Welded Joints

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This chapter contains information about riveted and welded joints

After reading the chapter you will be able to

  • differentiate between riveting and welding
  • identify the types of riveted and welded joints
  • draw symbols of welded joints
12.1 GENERAL DISCUSSION

Welding is a process by which permanent joints are made. It is process of joining two metal parts by fusing them. Rapid development in the welding techniques has replaced riveted joints. Since welding is used extensively, efforts are on to refine it.

Rivets are used to permanently fasten two or more plates or pieces of a metal. Such joints made ...

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