



Calculate Shear Strength of a Bolt: 

Calculation: 

Designer/Checker: 



Input: 






(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) 















Output: 

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Nominal shear strength, Rn = 

Maximum shear strength, Ru = 





