Last edited 06 May 2021

Joint v connection

According to BS EN 1993-1-8, a connection is a location where two or more elements meet, whereas a joint is a zone where two or more elements are interconnected.

Ref: Handbook of Structural Steelwork, Eurocode Edition. BCSA Publication No. 55/13.

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