Static Tension Tests of Compact Bolted Joints

by R.T. Foreman,
J.L. Rumpf,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 6, Pg. 73-100

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Tests of large butt joints, fabricated from A7 steel and fastened with A325 bolts arranged in compact patterns, indicate that present design specifications are unduly conservative with respect to shear strength of bolts; test setup and procedure.

Subject Headings: Bolted connections | Joints | Shear strength | Fabrication | Steel | Fastening | Shear tests | Structural strength |

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