The Bolted Joint Analysis calculator allows for stress analysis of a bolted joint, accounting for preload, applied axial load, and applied shear load. See the instructions within the documentation for more details on performing this analysis. See the reference section for details on the methodology and the equations used.

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Inputs

Input the details for the bolted joint and hit 'Submit' to calculate results:


Bolt Inputs:

Bolt With Nut

Advanced Options:

This section gives advanced options which can be modified if desired. Otherwise, reasonable default options will be selected for you.

(Reference -- if unknown, 0.2 is recommended)

(Reference -- if unknown, 25% is recommended)

(Reference -- a value of 10% is sufficient as a general rule)

Clamped Parts:

(add washers and plates to the joint)


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