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Forget my last message.  I found it.

Thanks again,
Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott A. Dunham, PE [mailto:sadunham(--nospam--at)gte.net]
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:23 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Eccentrically Loaded Bolts




Mike, go to this web site & checkout the excellent Excel spreadsheet for
your exact problem.
http://www.structuralist.net/cgi-local/UltraBoard/UltraBoard.cgi?action=Read

&BID=67&TID=20&SID=8032
Scott ~(:-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Maurigi" <maurigim(--nospam--at)laynewtd.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 8:07 AM
Subject: Eccentrically Loaded Bolts


> I'm confused and hope someone can help me.  I have to size eccentrically
> loaded bolts.  I have two text book that I've been using as a reference.
One
> is "Applied Structural Steel Design" by Leonard Seiegel and George F.
> Limbrunner.  The other is "Applied Strength of Materials" by Robert L.
Mott.
> The two books differ in their representation of forces on the bolts.
> Namely, the force "Rp" which is due to the axial effect of the eccentric
> load and "Rm" due to the torsional moment effect.  One is totally
opposite
> from the other and I'm not quite sure which is correct.  If a load, "P"
is
> acting downward at a distance, "e" from the Center of Gravity of the bolt
> pattern would the force, Rp also act downward like "P" or upward?  Also,
> since the load, "P" is acting downward the resulting moment, "M" will be
> clockwise. So, will the force, "Rp" also be clockwise or
counterclockwise?
> Thank you in advance.
>
>
> Michael S. Maurigi, E.T.
> Project Engineer
> Layne Christensen Company - Water Treatment Division
> Phone: (732) 469-8720
> Email: maurigim(--nospam--at)laynewtd.com
> Visit our website: www.laynewtd.com
>
>
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