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Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Song, G., Peters, J., Hopson, S., and Jordan, A.
Abstract Vehicle chassis mounted cantilevered components should meet two critical design targets: 1) NVH criterion to avoid resonance with road noise and engine vibration and 2) satisfied durability p....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Song, G.
Abstract During the extensive testing under NATO and Commercial Standards, crack is observed in camshaft housing to initiate from the eccentric shaft bore and go toward the hold down bolt hole. Hence ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Lomate, D., Tewari, A., Date, P., Ukhande, M. et al.
Abstract The application of induction hardening treatment plays a vital role for enhancing fatigue life of various automotive components. This will incorporate compressive residual stresses in the com....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Hell, M., Wagener, R., Kaufmann, H., and Melz, T.
Abstract In vehicle design and engineering, the fatigue of materials is a size-dependent phenomenon, which occurs in every safety-relevant component. An inaccurate fatigue assessment, neglecting relev....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Costa, E., Bishop, N., and Cardoso, V.
Abstract In most aspects of mechanical design related to a motor vehicle there are two ways to treat dynamic fatigue problems. These are the time domain and the frequency domain approaches. Time domai....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Wei, Z., Nayaki, R., Mandapati, R., and Hamilton, J.
A probabilistic distribution function roughly consists of two parts: the middle part and the tails. The fatigue life distribution at a stress/load level is often described with two-parameter ....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Scurria, M., Emre, S., Möller, B., Wagener, R. et al.
Abstract Manganese sulfides (MnS) are nonmetallic, ductile inclusions with high melting temperature (1610 °C) which improve the machinability and retard the grain growth in steels, in addition of cont....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Wei, Z., Luo, L., Voltenburg, R., Seitz, M. et al.
Durability and reliability assessment of stress raisers is difficult in testing because the true deformation at a stress raiser often cannot be directly measured. Many approximate engineering....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Chen, G. and Guo, M.
Abstract Advanced high strength steels (AHSS) have been extensively used in the automotive industry for vehicle weight reduction. Although AHSS show better parent metal fatigue performance, the influe....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Seifert, T., von Hartrott, P., Boss, K., and Wynthein, P.
Abstract Cast iron materials are used as materials for cylinder heads for heavy duty internal combustion engines. These components must withstand severe cyclic mechanical and thermal loads throughout ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Shankar, M., Sri Harsha, I., Sunil, K., and Ramachandran, R.
Abstract In an automobile, road loads due to tire-road interaction are transferred to vehicle body through suspension. This makes suspension a critical component from the body durability perspective. ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Kong, Y., Schramm, D., Omar, M., Mohd. Haris, S. et al.
This paper presents the study of a relationship between objective vertical vibration and coil spring fatigue life under different road excitation to shorten suspension design process. Current....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Hazime, R., Seifert, T., Kessens, J., and Ju, F.
Abstract A complete thermomechanical fatigue (TMF) life prediction methodology is developed for predicting the TMF life of cast iron cylinder heads for efficient heavy duty internal combustion engines....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Cha, S., Hong, S., and Sharifimehr, S.
Abstract Fatigue behavior of two types of automotive steel, quenched and tempered SUJ2 and carburized SCM820PRH, which are applied as powertrain parts are studied. These two types of steel are differe....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Bleicher, C., wagener, R., Kaufmann, H., and Melz, T.
Abstract For the design of thick-walled nodular cast iron components, fatigue assessment, especially in the context of local imperfections in the material, is a challenging task. Not only the cyclic m....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Wu, X., Wei, Z., Kang, H., and Khosrovaneh, A.
Abstract Over the decades, several attempts have been made to develop new fatigue analysis methods for welded joints since most of the incidents in automotive structures are joints related. Therefore,....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Möller, B., Tomasella, A., Wagener, R., and Melz, T.
Abstract The cyclic material behavior is investigated, by strain-controlled testing, of 8 mm thick sheet metal specimens and butt joints, manufactured by manual gas metal arc welding (GMAW). The mater....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Mortazavian, S., Moraveji, J., Adimi, R., and Chen, X.
Abstract In this study, a finite element analysis method is developed for simulating a camshaft cap punching bench test. Stiffness results of simulated camshaft cap component are correlated with test ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Lu, L., Zhou, J., Iyer, R., Webb, J. et al.
Abstract Injection molding tools are expensive and the fatigue failure during production would result in very costly rework on the tool and downtime. Currently, mold designs are mostly based on expert....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Datta, S., Bishop, N., Sweitzer, K., and Atkins, A.
Abstract For many automotive systems it is required to calculate both the durability performance of the part and to rule out the possibility of collision of individual components during severe base sh....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Hong, J. and Cox, A.
Abstract Even under uniaxial loading, seemingly simple welded joint types can develop multi-axial stress states, which must be considered when evaluating both the fatigue strength and failure location....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Nadella, K. and Zhang, Y.
Abstract Ensuring durability is one of the key requirements while developing cooling modules for various powertrains. Typically, road surface induced loads are the main driving force behind mechanical....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Duan, Y., Huang, W., Gao, Y., and Han, J.
Abstract The frame of a low-speed electric vehicle was treated as the research object in the paper. The fatigue load of the frame was analyzed with multi-body dynamics method and the fatigue life of f....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Munson, K., Kihm, F., and Halfpenny, A.
Abstract Finite Element Analysis (FEA)-based structural simulations are typically used to assess the durability of automotive components. Many parts experience vibration in use, and resonance effects ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Qi, Z., Lu, L., Doan, L., Thota, B. et al.
Abstract High density polyethylene (HDPE) is widely used in automotive industry applications. When a specimen made of HDPE tested under cyclic loading, the inelastic deformation causes heat generated ....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Chen, Q., Guo, H., Avery, K., Su, X. et al.
Abstract Fatigue crack growth tests have been carried out to investigate the mixed mode fatigue crack propagation behavior of an automotive structural adhesive BM4601. The tests were conducted on a co....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Wagener, R. and Melz, T.
Abstract Fatigue testing is known to be time consuming and expensive. Therefore, it should be the main target of fatigue research to accelerate the derivation of fatigue properties. Depending on the r....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Ince, A.
Abstract Driveline and suspension notched components of off-road ground vehicles often experience multiaxial fatigue failures along notch locations. Large nominal load histories may induce local elast....
Technical Paper
2017-03-28
Author(s): Gao, Y., Wang, G., and Han, J.
Abstract The multi-body dynamics simulation and physical iteration were carried out based on the 4-channel road simulation bench, the solution of fatigue test bench which was suitable for cab with fra....
Journal Article
2017-03-28
Author(s): Gaier, C., Fischmeister, S., Maier, J., and Pinter, G.
Abstract Lightweight constructions and the reduction of production time and costs is of increasingly importance. Therefore, engineers make a lot of effort to replace metallic parts by other materials.....
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