Different shear force values in bolts
Jul 15, 2019
Surprised, that the results of the bolt shear force analysis differ from what you expect? This is very often caused by the additional distribution of the shear force to more shear planes along with the bolt when the bolt goes through more plates.
The number of shear planes differ from the analytical approach only because of the FEM code-check approach.
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