T

Note: Substitute tL + 2tp for lL in the preceding equations if pad eyes are used.

Wl 0.707F"

Note: If W] exceeds the shell plate thickness, then a re-pad must be used.

Re-pad Weld

• Transverse shear due to Pr,fi-

• Transverse shear due to M2,f2-

. 0.5M2Lfi

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