Determination of Fatigue Life of a Connecting Rod of a Motorbike Using FEA

Authors(2) :-Ganesh N Dontul, Kaustubh S Mangrulkar

The connecting rod is the most relevant part of an automotive engine. The connecting rod is subjected to an extremely complex state of loading. High compressive and tensile loads are due to the combustion of fuel and connecting rod’s mass of inertia respectively. The objective of this dissertation is to investigate the failure analysis of the connecting rod of motorbike. Static structural analysis using ANSYS and experimental analysis is conducted on connecting rod. The purpose of this study is to show the performance of connecting under different loading condition. After that, the work is carried out for geometry change and fatigue life. The Results of Analysis is compared with the Experimental results.

Authors and Affiliations

Ganesh N Dontul
N.B. Navale Sinhgad College of Engineering, Solapur, Solapur University, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
Kaustubh S Mangrulkar
N.B. Navale Sinhgad College of Engineering, Solapur, Solapur University, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Connecting Rod (CR), Unigraphics, static structural analysis in ANSYS and Fatigue Life, Universal Testing Machine (UTM).

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 781-791
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1724111
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Ganesh N Dontul, Kaustubh S Mangrulkar, "Determination of Fatigue Life of a Connecting Rod of a Motorbike Using FEA", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.781-791, July-August-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1724111

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