Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science


Author’s Name : K S Karthi Vinith | Dr P Sathiamurthiunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 03 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 132-137

Abstract – The main objective of this particular thesis is based on the Finite element analysis of a wheel hub, which is an important and most loaded component in an automobile. Wheel hub need to carry different loads ranging from static weight of the vehicle, cornering force, wheel torque etc. For better working of a wheel hub it has to take all these loads without failure. Safety of a vehicle depends on wheel hub. A high quality wheel hub allows vehicle to carry heavy loads, function in extreme weather conditions, and run smoothly on rough roads. The thesis deals with linear static analysis of a wheel hub with different materials such as delrin, Carbon Reinforced Derlin, Glass Reinforced Derlin. This methodology is to predict the maximum stress areas and the maximum displacement in the part under consideration. The second objective is to predict the best material for this particular application by comparing the results after conducting linear static analysis.

KeywordsWheel Hub, Acetal Homo Polymer, Glass Fiber, Carbon Fiber


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