Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 75–81 | Cite as

Shock response of a preloaded connection

Transient dynamic strains in a preloaded bolt are related to accelerations measured at the ends of the bolt; effect of variation of bolt preload and bolt material is discussed
  • V. H. Neubert
  • D. F. Poeth


Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics 
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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. H. Neubert
    • 1
  • D. F. Poeth
    • 2
  1. 1.The Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park
  2. 2.HRB-Singer, Inc.State College

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