Connections under tension

Inputs for Bolt Fasteners

Bolt diameter d

The cross-sectional diameter of the bolts, in mm.

Characteristic tensile strength fu,k

The characteristic tensile strength fu,k of the bolts, in MPa.

Rope effect

This box has to be checked if the rope effect is to be taken into account in the determination of the load carrying capacity of the fasteners, according to Subclause 8.2.2(2).

Characteristic capacity Fax, Rk

The characteristic axial withdrawal capacity of the fastener, in N.