Methods of calculating coupling bolt stresses are examined for couplings which use friction only, couplings which use friction for primary torque transmission with bolt loads in shear as a back-up, and for couplings which use shear loading on the bolts only. Bolts loaded in shear are examined in particular as they require the most detailed analysis. Traditional bolt calculation methods looked at the bolt shear stress at the coupling joint only. This paper presents calculation methods to determine shear, bending, and tensile stresses along the full length of the bolts, as well as bearing stresses on the flange surfaces of the coupling.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Propellers/Shafting '94 Symposium; 20-21 Sept 1994; Virginia Beach, VA, USA. Sponsored and Publ by SNAME, USA. Pprs. Ppr no 4 [12 p, 7 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Shepstone, S
  • Publication Date: 1994


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00717748
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM