Residual Life Analyses for Crane Structures. How to Avoid Cracks and Crane Fatigue

Why it is important to know your crane Design Life Cranes, as well as other welded structures subjected to repetitive loading, are experiencing fatigue whenever they are working. The components of these structures have finite design life correlated with the usage cycle quantity and not with calendar time. Therefore, the […]

Checking according to EN13001 standard in SDC Verifier

EN13001 standard in SDC Verifier

Crane Standard EN 13001-3-1+A2 Limits States and proof competence of steel structure is implemented in SDC Verifier. The standard is to be used together with EN13001-1 and EN13001-2: EN 13001-3-1 standard deals only with the limit state method. The allowable stress method is reliable in specific cases – for cranes […]