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Controlled Tightening Over the Yield Point of a Screw: Based on Taylor’s Series Expansions

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Göran R. Toth

Department of Materials Technology, Saab Automobile, SE-461 80 Trollhättan, Sweden

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(4), 460-466 (Nov 04, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1613299 History: Received November 05, 2002; Revised May 15, 2003; Online November 04, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Normal distribution with lower and upper limits
Grahic Jump Location
Plastic spring constant of the screw
Grahic Jump Location
Torque vs total angles and screw deformations

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