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Keywords: effective joint areaClose
Journal: Journal of Mechanical Design
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2009, 131(12): 121001.
Published Online: November 3, 2009
... stiffness effective joint area Accurate determination of the joint stiffness is essential to prediction of the behavior of bolted assemblies under external loading; joint stiffness also affects the cycle time to reach the desired level of bolt preload at initial tightening in mass production...