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A General Equation for Stress Concentration in Countersunk Holes

Kunigal N. Shivakumar1, Anil Bhargava2, Sameer Hamoush3
Corresponding author. Tel.: 336-334-7411 x 2112; fax:336-256-0873. E-mail address: kunigal@ncat.edu. Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Center for Composite Materials Research, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411.
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Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Center for Composite Materials Research, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411.

Computers, Materials & Continua 2007, 6(2), 71-92. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmc.2007.006.071

Abstract

A detailed and accurate three-dimensional finite element stress analysis was conducted on countersunk rivet holes in a plate subjected to tension loading. The analysis included a wide range of countersunk depths, plate thicknesses, countersunk angles and plate widths. The study confirmed some of the previous results, addressed their differences, provided many new results, and investigated countersunk angle and width effects. Using the detailed FE results and the limiting conditions, a general equation for stress concentration was developed and verified.

Keywords

Stress concentration factor, countersink, countersunk holes, tensile loading, stress concentration equation, finite element analysis

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K. N. . Shivakumar, A. . Bhargava and S. . Hamoush, "A general equation for stress concentration in countersunk holes," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 6, no.2, pp. 71–92, 2007.



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