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**hit_em**View PostIts called Engineering. The math is simple, if your decent in Trig, Calc, and Algebra its not an issue. Everything is a function of Geometry and material properties. Welding is no different, its just a function of Geometry and material properties. But this is just for what we call "Strengths and Statics", There is also fatigue and a few other things to worry about.

You dont have to be an "Engineer" to do the math and problem solving, there are lots of good books on the subject. Plus its always nice to have an idea how strong your part is, not just guess

-Aaron

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