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Eureka 269 - Fatigue on bolded specimens. Overview of test results and qualitative analysis


Author: Straalen, IJ.J. van · Soetens, F. · Dijkstra, O.D.
Publisher: TNO
Place: Rijswijk
Institution: TNO Bouw
Identifier: 316480
Report number: 94-CON-R1478
Keywords: Aluminium · Bolted joints · Friction grip · Fatigue


In this report the results of fatigue tests carried out by TNO and TWI on friction grip bolted joints made from aluminium 6061 alloy are interpreted. Attention is given to the following parameters: strip or beam specimen; bolt configuration; plate thickness; failure mode. Qualitative conclusions are made and also a suggestion for a design curve is given.