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Three-dimensional modelling of multi-bolt composite joints

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dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Michael A.
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Conor T.
dc.contributor.author Padhi, G.S
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-14T16:16:37Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-14T16:16:37Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier Conor.McCarthy@ul.ie
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4945
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper focuses on the development of single lap, multi-bolt composite joints with clearance, with particular emphasis on load distribution within the joint. The models were developed in the non-linear finite element code MSC/MARC. Two models are presented: one is the control case with all three holes having a ‘neat’ fit clearance between the bolt and hole, while the other has a neat fit in two holes with the third hole having a large clearance. Results indicate that clearance has a significant effect on the load distribution in multi-bolt single lap joints. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Associaton of Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 9th Annual Conference, Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering;pp. 123-126
dc.relation.uri http://www.acmeuk.org/
dc.subject bolted joints en_US
dc.subject composites en_US
dc.subject clearance en_US
dc.subject contact en_US
dc.subject multi bolt joints en_US
dc.title Three-dimensional modelling of multi-bolt composite joints en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid G4RDCT99-00036 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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