Volume 2, Issue 3 (March 2005)

    A Method for Calculation of Fastener Torque Specifications Which Includes Statistical Tolerancing

    (Received 16 May 2004; accepted 29 November 2004)

    Published Online: 2005

    CODEN: JAIOAD

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    Abstract

    The Monte Carlo simulation method is applied to quantify the probability of exceeding the maximum desired bolt exploitation for fasteners tightened to a torque specification. The simulation results are utilized to develop a method for the calculation of torque specifications such that the probability that a bolt will exceed the maximum desired bolt exploitation is thirty-two parts per million (ppm).


    Author Information:

    Reiff, JD
    General Motors Corporation, Warren, MI


    Stock #: JAI12878

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI12878

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    Title A Method for Calculation of Fastener Torque Specifications Which Includes Statistical Tolerancing
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee F16