Monday, November 17, 2014

AWS Lecture series-VII Chennai India on the topic “Structural Steel Fabrication & Welding “

AWS Lecture series-VII Chennai India on the topic “structural steel fabrication  & welding
IIW- India Chennai Branch is organizing one day AWS Lecture series-VII on the topic structural steel fabrication  & welding “ .

Speaker : Robert E Shaw Jr, Chairman, IIW Commission XV on design, analysis and fabrication of Structral Steels. AWS D1.1 and AWS D1.8
Venue: Pallava, Cosmopolitain Club, Anna Salai, Chennai 600 002.

Date:  Saturday,


 Robert E Shaw Jr
                               Robert E Shaw Jr is president of the steel structures technology centre Inc, a consulting firm  in the USA providing consulting services, technical resources & training related to the design, fabrication, erection,  Inspection and quality of steel framed structures.
Bob is a member of the American Welding Society (AWS) D1 Structural welding committee, including subcommittees responsible for AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel and the AWS D1.8 Seismic supplement.
He chairs the International Institute of welding (IIW)Commission XV on Design, Analysis and Fabrication of Welded Structures and the sub commission XV-C on Fabrication. Bob serves on the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specifications Committee, including TC13 on Quality Assurance, TC6 on Connections, TC9 on Seismic Design, as well as AISC Connections Prequalification Review Panel.
He is a member of the Specifications Committee of the Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC), responsible for the Specification for Structural Joints using the High Strength Bolts. Bob has presented lectures and seminars on welding and steel construction in Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Nigeria, Canada and the USA.
He is the author of the popular steel construction references “Structural Welding Quality Handbook” and the “Structural Bolting Handbook”, as well as many technical papers. With 39 years of experience in steel construction and active for the past 20 years in the development of standards used for steel construction, he is a popular speaker known for his practical insights and applications for the industry.

Course contents:
One day lecture is focused on the welding & design of welded joints for steel structures using latest editions of AWS   D1.1 structural welding code, including use of is 800.

Introduction to Welding & Design
Welding process and filler metals
Engineering decisions and responsibilities
Welding nomenclature nomenclature

Economical Design and Constructability
Design using prequalified status
Steels and filler metals
Prequalified joint design
Welding procedures 

Design Values
Weld size, throat, and length skewed joints
Permitted increases and required reductions 

Welding details
Minimum and maximum weld sizes
Weld terminations, eccentricity

Qualification Requirements
Welding personnel
Non-prequalified steels, joints and process 

Fabrication Requirements
Weld tabs and weld backing
Weld access holes

Inspectors and nondestructive testing technicians
Inspection tasks

Fatigue Design for Structures
Machinery and bridges
Welded joint details
Maximum stresses and stress ranges

Seismic Welding
Governing standards, demand critical welds
Designs drawing and specifications

For More information contact Mr V. Muralidharan, Mobile: +91 9962456967 email:

The same AWS Lecture programs are also organized in Baroda, Pune, Trichy, Chennai, Cochin - Kerala, Kolkata - West Bengal State, Delhi - NCR and Bhilai - Chhattisgarh in  India

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