Course Number: STR-003
Course Field: Structures
PDH Credits: 5

Course Overview

The bolted joint is among the most common joining methods, and so the analysis of a bolted joint is an important topic.

This course discusses:

  • Thread dimensions
  • Preload in a joint
  • Joint stiffness
  • Bolt load versus applied load
  • Calculation of bolt stresses
  • Thread shear
  • Calculation of stresses in clamped parts

Course Content

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Quiz

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