This book is designed to serve the needs of engineers, technicians, designers, and technologists concerned with standards, materials, design, and elementary formulas for the selection, procurement, and quality control of threaded fasteners.
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Introduction Definitions of Screw Threads Thread Forms Comparison of Thread Series Classes and Grades of Thread Fit Effect of Thread Fit on Performance Criteria of Strength and Fracture Selection of Materials Practical Strength Limits Materials for Corrosive Environment Materials for High Temperatures Low Temperature Materials Mechanical Properties of Fasteners Strength of Internal Threads Carbon Steel Fasteners Effects of Alloying Elements Fastener Grades Design Features of Nuts Grades of Nut Strength Overtapping and Identity of Grades Guidelines to Bolt and Nut Selection Stainless Steel Fasteners Advantages and Limitations of Austenitic Stainless Steels Use of Ferritic Stainless Steels Use of Martensitic and Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steels Applications of Copper Base Alloys Special Features of Aluminum Alloys Nickel Based Alloys Titanium Alloys The Super Alloys Fasteners of Nonmetallic Materials Behavior of Fasteners Stresses in Fasteners Formulas for Torque and Preload Working Load Criteria Spring Constants Prying and Joint Separtation Design Calculations Standards Directory Basic Units