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Bolt series connection

Question asked by Rajan P on Feb 18, 2015
Latest reply on Feb 18, 2015 by Jared Conway

I have three plates connected by bolt connector. First and last plate have clearance hole and middle plate have threaded hole. The bolt is fastened to middle plate and finally fastened with nut on far end of third plate.


I have to extract bolt forces (Shear and tensile) from the bolt connectors command using following assumption. I have attached picture of the same. Can any help in fixing the above problem.