Properly design your bolts

This course presents the different Eurocode 3 verification criteria, as well as digital implementation elements, including a tool created by Phimeca (delivered to participants).


1-day course


  • Identify verification criteria according to Eurocodes 3.
  • Implement an adapted modeling.
  • Use a verification tool developed by Phimeca.


  • Basic knowledge in mathematics and mechanics.
  • Basic use of Microsoft Excel.


  • Designer
  • Design office engineer or technician
  • Industrial draftsman


Upcoming sessions

  • March 9, 2021
  • June 15, 2021
  • September 9, 2021
  • December 9, 2021


18/20 Boulevard Reuilly, 75012 PARIS – Métro Dugommier


Centre d’affaires du Zénith, 34 rue de Sarliève, 63800, Cournon d’Auvergne


Sébastien Raynard



  • Verification criteria for non-preloaded bolted connections according to Eurocodes 3 (tension, shear, tension/shear, combined, diametrical pressure, punching)
  • Finite element modelling recommended for the verification of bolted joints (choice of degrees of freedom, elements (spring, rigid))
  • Presentation of an automated calculation tool in Excel developed by Phimeca


  • Example of applications (industrial cases)
  • Perform analytical calculations
  • Use the calculation tool on a real case

Calculation tools, developed by Phimeca, provided to participants at the end of the course (included in the course fee).

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Do not hesitate to register or to ask for more information. Customized training can also be offered. The location of the training is subject to change. Most of our courses can be conducted online. Once you have sent your registration request, one of our trainers will contact you to specify your needs and adapt the training.


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    Phimeca Clermont-Ferrand

    Centre d’affaires du Zénith

    34 rue de Sarliève

    F-63800 Cournon-Auvergne

    Phone: +(0)33 4 73 28 93 66

    Phimeca Paris

    18/20 boulevard de Reuilly

    F-75012 Paris


    Phone: +(0)33 1 58 51 18 02

    Phimeca Annecy

    Pépinière Galileo

    178 route de Cran-Gevrier

    74650 Chavanod


    Phone: +(0)33 6 07 55 15 63

    Phimeca Lyon

    191 cours Lafayette

    69006 Lyon


    Phone: +(0)33 6 80 83 59 29