Automobile Component Design (160201)  


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Design Considerations
Manufacturing and assembly considerations. Design of components for casting, welding, forging, hot & cold working, machining etc. Design for creep (thermal considerations). Wear considerations in design
Design of Bearings: Rolling Contact Bearing
Types of rolling contact bearings, static and dynamic load capacities, Equivalent bearing load, load life relationship, Bearing life, Load factor, Selection of bearings from manufacturers catalogue. Lubrication and mountings/dismounting of bearings, Oil seals and packing
Design of Gears
Design consideration of gears, material selection and Gear lubrication. Spur Gears: Force analysis, Number of teeth, Face width & Beam strength of gear tooth. Dynamic tooth load. Effective load on gear tooth. Estimation of module based on beam strength. Wear strength of gear tooth. Estimation of module based on wears strength. Spur gear design for maximum power transmission. Helical Gears: Virtual number of teeth, Tooth proportions, Force analysis, Beam strength & Wear strength of helical gears, Effective load on gear tooth, Design of helical gears. Bevel Gears: Terminology of bevel gears, Force analysis, Beam strength of bevel gears, Wear strength of bevel gear, Effective load on gear tooth, Design of bevel gear. Worm Gears: Force analysis, Friction in worm gear, Vector method, Strength rating of worm gears, Wear rating of worm gear.
Design of Gearbox
Design considerations of gearbox, selection of proper gear ratios for an automobile gearbox. Design of splined shafts for gear box used in automobiles
Design of I.C. Engine Components
- Engine power requirements, Selection of engine type, Stroke & Bore, compression ratio, clearance volume and swept volume, mean piston speeds. - Design of Piston & Piston pin: Materials used, design of piston crown, pin dimensions. - Design of Crankshaft