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Purpose of calculation: Determine force distribution in a preloaded bolted joint.

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OR Schaum's Outline - Machine Design
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The mechanics of a bolted joint is explained in the example shown in the diagram below.

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29 Jan 2008
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05 Jul 2007
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#3 danap01 2008-01-22 14:17
Very nicely done, other than that I don't know.
#2 ziggle 2007-07-09 07:52
Just what I have been looking for.
#1 Bala 2007-06-25 06:13
It is a very helpfull staff to understand the total behavior of the joint in theory.

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