# Connecting Bolts Represented as Solid Elements — Lesson 2

In the previous lesson, we showed that bolts can be represented as solid bodies or as line bodies. In this lesson, we discuss how to connect bolts to the mating parts when they are represented as solid bodies, the various options available and the pros and cons of using these options.

### Handout

Here are the accompanying handout slides for this lesson.

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