Bolt pretension clamps two plates together

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peteroznewman posted this 08 April 2018

A simple tutorial on how to use bolt pretension to clamp two parts together before applying a force to pull them apart. The attached file is an ANSYS 18.2 archive.

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peteroznewman posted this 16 February 2020

Here is a followup video showing how to do a beam connection. This takes a little less effort than the solid fastener shown above.  The attached file is from ANSYS 2019 R3.

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