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Design, Buckling and Fatigue Failure Analysis of Connecting Rod: A Review
( Vol-4,Issue-7,July 2017 )
Author(s):

Manish Kumar, Shiv N Prajapati

Keywords:

Buckling, Connecting rod Shank, Design, Fatigue, Finite element method, Stress.

Abstract:

A connecting rod works in variably complicated conditions, and is subjected to not only the pressure due to the connecting rod mechanism, but also due to the inertia forces. Its behavior is affected by the fatigue phenomenon due to the reversible cyclic loadings. When the repetitive stresses are developed in the connecting rod it leads to fatigue phenomenon which can cause dangerous ruptures and damage. Yield, fatigue and buckling characteristics are often used as evaluation indexes for the performance of engine connecting rods in mass reduction design to optimize vibration. Various rod cross-section like I section, + section, Rectangular section, Circular section and H section have important role in design and application. In this paper the design methodology is covered and FEA results for stresses have been presented and strain life theories studied.

ijaers doi crossref DOI:

10.22161/ijaers.4.7.7

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