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Estimation on Clamping Force of High Strength Bolts Considering Temperature Variable of Both Site conditions and Indoor Environments
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Estimation on Clamping Force of High Strength Bolts Considering Temperature Variable of Both Site conditions and Indoor Environments
Nah, Hwan-Seon; Lee, Hyeon-Ju;
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 Abstract
The torque shear high strength bolt is clamped normally at the break of pin-tail specified. However, the clamping forces on slip critical connections do not often meet the required tension, as it considerably fluctuates due to torque coefficient dependent on lubricant affected temperature. In this study, the clamping tests of torque shear bolts were conducted independently at indoor conditions and at construction site conditions. During last six years, temperature of candidated site conditions was recorded from to . The indoor temperature condition was ranged from to at each interval. As for site conditions, the clamping force was reached in the range from 159 to 210 kN and the torque value was from 405 to . The range of torque coefficient at indoor conditions was analyzed from 0.126 to 0.158 while tensions were indicated from 179 to 192 kN. The torque coefficient at site conditions was ranged from 0.118 to 0.152. Based on this test, the variable trends of torque coefficient, tension subjected temperature can be taken by statistic regressive analysis. The variable of torque coefficient under the indoor conditions is while it reaches at actual site conditions. When the indoor trends and site conditions is combined, the modified variable of torque coefficient can be expected as . and the modified variable of tension can be determined as .
 Keywords
high strength bolt;torque;tension;torque-coefficient;estimation;
 Language
Korean
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