Analysis of piston of two stroke engine

Bhattacharya, Shoumyo and Basu, Arindam and Chowdhury, S and Upadhyaya, Y S (2014) Analysis of piston of two stroke engine. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology (IJRET), 3 (6). pp. 642-648. ISSN 2277 – 4378

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Abstract

Due to the inherent nature of combustion in the Cylinder of a Conventional Internal combustion engine, stress variation as well as a certain temperature distribution sets up in the entire piston. Analysis of piston is required because of its shape and it is subjected to both structural and thermal loads. In the present study, piston of a two stroke spark ignition internal combustion engine having maximum power of 6.5 kW at 5500 RPM, has been designed and analysed. The piston made up of Aluminium 4032 alloy is designed by conventional approach and then both thermal and transient structural analysis have been carried out.The piston has been modeled in CATIA and analysed using ANSYS Workbench. In order to improve the design of piston, two alternative designs have been considered by providing openings at the skirt region of the piston. The analysis showed that this modification improved the thermal performance of the piston. An alternative design with large openings at the skirt region showed the best thermal performance

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Piston, Aluminum 4032, structural analysis, thermal analysis.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Mechanical and Manufacturing
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2016 11:57
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2016 11:57
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144982

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