Static Structural Analysis of a Forged Aluminum High-Performance Piston
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2017 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : Vinamra Kumar Rastogi
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V47P258|
Vinamra Kumar Rastogi "Static Structural Analysis of a Forged Aluminum High-Performance Piston", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V47(6),356-360 May 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
The Piston is the main load bearing and moving component contained within cylinders. In an engine its significance is to transmit force generated from expanding gases in the cylinder to the crankshaft via connecting rod. Since for high performance engines developing higher power per stroke at higher speeds is indispensable, the piston needs to be made light, strong and reliable enough to withstand the peak mechanical stresses. In this study a forged aluminum piston pertaining to Subaru EJ20 WRX series turbo charged engine has been modeled on CATIA V5 R19 and analyzed for mechanical deformations at peak working conditions using Ansys Workbench 15.0.
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