Production Variables Influencing the Fatigue Behaviour of Riveted Lap Joints

  • Andrzej Skorupa
  • Małgorzata Skorupa
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 189)


A large number of production variables can affect the fatigue behaviour of a riveted joint. Among these, the most important are the sheet material, the fastener type and material, and the manufacturing process. The influence of the above factors on lap joint fatigue properties is reviewed in this chapter.


Fatigue Life Sheet Material Hole Expansion Rivet Process Squeeze Force 
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  • Andrzej Skorupa
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  • Małgorzata Skorupa
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  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and RoboticsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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