By: K.P. Singh and Alan I. Soler
Published: Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology
Abstract: A simplified formula for predicting the change in bolt load from preload to operating condition in a ring-type bolted flange connection is presented. The results clearly demonstrate the important dimensionless parameters that affect the magnitude and direction of the bolt load change.
Citation: Singh, K. & Soler, A. “Design Parameters Affecting Bolt Load in Ring Type Gasketed Joints,” Trans. ASME, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol 105, pp. 11-13 (1983).