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Author: b1ueshift
Time: 10/24/04 19:30 PST
This is a reply to message no. 14798 by samingale
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Why loosening torque is lesser than the tightening torque for bolts/screws
The value of a mathematical model is in the accuracy of predicting real world phenomenon.  If you oversimplify the mathematical model (like perfect geometry, static friction is same as dynamic friction & no chemical interaction between the surfaces, no creep, no yield), you can predict something that doesn't reflect reality.
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