Torque and Angle Controlled Tightening Over the Yield Point of a Screw—Based on Monte-Carlo Simulations

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Göran R. Toth

Department of Materials Technology, Saab Automobile, SE-461 80 Trollhättan, Swedene-mail: goran.toth@se.saab.com

J. Mech. Des 126(4), 729-736 (Aug 12, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1701877 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised October 01, 2003; Online August 12, 2004
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Example of a clevis joint
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Normal distribution with lower and upper limits
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Plastic spring constant of a screw
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Torque vs total angles and screw deformations
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Comparison between expected preloads of M10 and M12 screws. (M)=Torque-controlled tightening. (yield)=Torque and angle controlled tightening over the yield point.




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