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caviac (Automotive) (OP)
3 Feb 04 7:39
hi all,
do someone know how to model screw in assembly ? A spring, a beam, somthin' else ...
and especially in plastic assembly...as screws in Polypropylen assembly ?

thanx

caviac
gelu (Mechanical)
3 Feb 04 10:59
Normally if your assembled parts are modeled whit shell elements and you want stress in your screw you can use beams (with the section properties like your screw) as for bolts or rivets. In the hole you must build a spider.

Hope this help
gurmeet2003 (Mechanical)
4 Feb 04 9:36
caviac,
If you are using a solid model, one can use artifical low temperature to create desired tension preload in the bolt/screw.
Gurmeet
caviac (Automotive) (OP)
5 Feb 04 5:33
thank you all.

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