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Non concentric torque analysis

Question asked by Aaron Hallett on Dec 2, 2014
Latest reply on Dec 3, 2014 by Jared Conway



I have a simulation head scratcher...

One sheet metal part has a PEM captive stand-off pressed into it.

A screw 30mm in length is screwed into it,


This i can simulate and garner stress results using a standard force applied on end the face of the stand-off


I am seeing customers misalign the product so the screw is not concentric with the stand-off on assembly.


What is the best way to apply a force or torque to replicate this?

With the axis of the stand-off and screw misaligned by say 1mm in one direction only


Thanks in advance