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Design Parameters Influencing the Fatigue Behaviour of Riveted Lap Joints

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

Abstract

Geometric variables related to the design of a riveted lap joint are the number and spacing of rivet rows, the rivet pitch in a row, the distance of the rivet from the sheet edge, the sheet thickness, the joint size, and the rivet pattern, Fig. 4.1. Because each of these parameters can exert influence on stress concentration at the rivet hole or modify the secondary bending, they also affect joint fatigue behaviour. The corresponding experimental observations reported in the literature are reviewed in the present chapter.

Keywords

Fatigue Life Fatigue Strength Sheet Thickness Fatigue Test Result Longe Fatigue Life 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Skorupa
    • 1
  • Małgorzata Skorupa
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and RoboticsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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