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Threaded Assembly Failure Analysis

Identifying the parameters that impact threaded assembly strength and using the required failure analysis tools to solve issues autonomously.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Identify factors that impact in-service strength of threaded assemblies
  • Improve tightening practices and threaded assembly testing
  • Acquire the technical vocabulary related to failure analysis
  • Apply failure analysis methods specific to threaded assemblies
  • Identify the causes of failure and non-compliance using various characterization means and methods.


28th Feb to 4th Mar 2022 (Mon-Fri)


15h00 – 18h30 (GMT+8) Singapore / 08h00 – 11h30 (GMT+2) Paris


No technical prerequisites.

Pedagogical Means

Technical presentations alternating 50/50 between theory and case studies, enriched by discussion and questions from the trainees.

Who should attend:

The course is designed for insurance adjusters, legal experts, manufacturing project managers, engineers and technicians (design, production, quality, after-sales service departments).

Course outline:

  • Mechanical characteristics of threaded fasteners and related norms
  • Tightening methods and testing
  • Types of damage and defects (non-compliance)
  • Failure analysis methods adapted to threaded assemblies (case studies).


This course will be conducted by Mr. Zouhair CHAIB, a trainer on bolted assembly.

Mr. Zouhair CHAIB

  • Development of practices rules to design and to optimize bolted assemblies
  • Expertise and analysis of failed connections
  • R&D project treating of bolted connections
  • Training activities

Areas of Expertise

  • Design and optimization of bolted connections
  • Analytical, FEA and experimental analysis of bolted joint
  • Diagnostic and analysis of failed joints
  • R&D and Training activities
  • Software development


CETIM, 2007 to 2013, and from July 2017: Technical referent in bolted joint

Nord-Lock, 2013 – 2017: Senior Technical expert in bolted joint

Labinal Snecma Group, 2001-2002: Calculation Engineer

INSA Toulouse, 2003-2007: Doctor Grade

ENIT Tunisie, to 2001: Mechanical Engineer


Course Name

ADE03: Threaded Assembly Failure Analysis

Course Date:

28th Feb to 4th Mar 2022 (Mon-Fri)


15h00 – 18h30 (GMT+8) Singapore / 08h00 – 11h30 (GMT+2) Paris

Closing Date:

15th Feb 2022, Tuesday

Course Fee:

SGD 1,7500.00 OR EUR 1,060.00 OR USD 1,300.00 per person (exclude GST)

Early Bird:

Registration must reach us on or before 1st Feb 2022, Tuesday:
SGD 1,575.00  OR EUR 960.00 OR USD 1,170.00 per person (exclude GST)

We welcome groups to attend our trainings. Please contact us for a group discount package.

Our Accounts will advise if GST is applicable. Participants shall bear all bank charges.
Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA).

For clarification or inquiries please contact Ms. Pei Shyan NG or Joshua Lee at +65 67788285 or send an email to

Registration Form

To register for the course, please complete this form.

Payment Details:

  • Registration form and course fees are to reach MATCOR before the closing date.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon full payment.
  • Direct internet banking payment to MATCOR Technology & Services Pte Ltd, Bank: Development Bank of Singapore, Bank Code: 7171, Branch Code: 032, Swift Code: DBSSSGSG, Bank Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #02-32, Great World City, Singapore 237994, Account / Iban No: 032-004152-3. / PAYNOW: UEN199201190R
  • All cheques should be made payable to “MATCOR Technology & Services Pte Ltd” and mailed to 3 Seletar Aerospace Link Singapore 797550, Or
  • Overseas participants may choose to pay in EUR or USD.
  • Participants shall bear all bank charges for payments.

For clarification or inquiries please contact Ms. Pei Shyan NG or Joshua Lee at +65 67788285 or send an email to

Cancellation & Refund:

  • Any cancellation made after closing date – no refund, but delegate substitution is allowed.
  • Any cancellation made before closing date will receive full refund.
  • MATCOR reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the course, only if deemed necessary