# Questions & Answers of Principles of The Design of Machine Elements such as Bolted Riveted and Welded Joint

A bolted joint has four bolts arranged as shown in figure. The cross sectional area of each bolt is 25 mm2. A torque T = 200 N-m is acting on the joint. Neglecting friction due to clamping force,maximum shear stress in a bolt is ______ MPa.

A horizontal plate has been joined to a vertical post using four rivets arranged as shown in the figure. The magnitude of the load on the worst loaded rivet (in N) is_________.

A cantilever bracket is bolted to a column using three M12 × 1.75 bolts, P, Q and R. The value of maximum shear stress developed in the bolt P (in MPa) is _______.

For the three bolt system shown in the figure, the bolt material has shear yield strength of 200 MPa. For a factor of safety of 2, the minimum metric specification required for the bolt is

A bolt of major diameter 12 mm is required to clamp two steel plates. Cross sectional area of the threaded portion of the bolt is 84.3 mm2. The length of the threaded portion in grip is 30 mm, while the length of the unthreaded portion in grip is 8 mm. Young's modulus of material is 200 GPa. The effective stiffness (in MN/m) of the bolt in the clamped zone is _______

A single riveted lap joint of two similar plates as shown in the figure below has the following geometrical and material details.

width of the plate w = 200 mm, thickness of the plate t = 5 mm, number of rivets n = 3, diameter of the rivet dr = 10 mm, diameter of the rivet hole dh = 11 mm, allowable tensile stress of the plate σp = 200 MPa, allowable shear stress of the rivet σs = 100 MPa and allowable bearing stress of the rivet σc = 150 MPa.

If the rivets are to be designed to avoid crushing failure, the maximum permissible load P in kN is

A single riveted lap joint of two similar plates as shown in the figure below has the following geometrical and material details.

width of the plate w = 200 mm, thickness of the plate t = 5 mm, number of rivets n = 3, diameter of the rivet dr = 10 mm, diameter of the rivet hole dh = 11 mm, allowable tensile stress of the plate σp = 200 MPa, allowable shear stress of the rivet σs = 100 MPa and allowable bearing stress of the rivet σc = 150 MPa.

If the plates are to be designed to avoid tearing failure, the maximum permissible load P in kN is

A fillet welded joint is subjected to transverse loading F as shown in the figure. Both legs of the fillets are of 10 mm size and the weld length is 30 mm. If the allowable shear stress of the weld is 94 MPa, considering the minimum throat area of the weld, the maximum allowable transverse load in kN is

A bracket (shown in figure) is rigidly mounted on wall using four rivets. Each rivet is 6mm in diameter and has an effective length of 12mm.

Direct shear stress (in MPa) in the most heavily loaded rivet is

A steel bar of 10 × 50 mm is cantilevered with two M 12 bolts (P and Q) to support a static load of 4 kN as shown in the figure

The primary and secondary shear loads on bolt P, respectively, are

A steel bar of 10 × 50 mm is cantilevered with two M 12 bolts (P and Q) to support a static load of 4 kN as shown in the figure

The resultant shear stress on bolt P is closest to

A bolted joint is shown below. The maximum shear stress, in MPa, in the bolts at A and B, respectively are