A simulation engineer’s review of FEA bolt modeling practices from basic to complex. We cover standard bolt modeling techniques and more advanced techniques to incorporate bolt preload. Comments are added on pros and cons of the various techniques and when it might be necessary to include bolt preload for fatigue analysis.

Seminar by: George Laird, PhD, PE  Principal Mechanical Engineer, Predictive Engineering and CAE Director, Applied CAx

We held this live online seminar held on Dec. 13, 2018

FEA of Bolted Joints - User Guide Seminar

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