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Calculate Shear Strength of a Bolt:
(Note: All input Metric units are converted to English units for the equations below and then the output English units are converted back to Metric)
AISC J3.6:
The following is for calculating shear strength in a bolt or threaded part in a bearing connection.
Nominal unthreaded body area of bolt (Ab - sq in or sq mm)
Bolt nominal shear stress (Fnv - ksi or MPa)

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Nominal shear strength, Rn =
Maximum shear strength, Ru =

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