Preloaded Bolts for Steel Joints

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In the Steel Joints add-on, you can consider the preloaded bolts in the calculation of all components.

You can easily activate the preload using the check box in the bolt parameters. This has an impact on the stress-strain analysis as well as the stiffness analysis.


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