Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Paper Title : DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF BICYCLE FRAME WITH WEIGHT OPTIMIZATION
Volume 03 Issue 10 2016
ISSN no: 2348-3121
Page no: 45-47
Abstract – Bicycle is one of the most economical and popular machine. Mountain bicycle racing is done by riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain. A bicycle frame is conspicuous part in whole bicycle system which is subjected to static and dynamic loads. In this project the design and structural analysis have been done on a mountain bicycle of existing dimensions. In this research the bicycle frame is simulated with Finite Element Analysis method and equivalent stress and total deflections are found. Optimization is done based on change in geometry. This paper proposed improvement in design which affect to minimization in the weight of bicycle frame.
Keywords— Mountain Bicycle, Bicycle Frame, Static And Dynamic Load, Structural Design, Optimization, Finite Element Analysis
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