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UOE Pipe Numerical Model: Manufacturing Process And Von Mises Residual Stresses Resulted After Each Technological Step

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Fluid transportation from production areas to final customer is effectuated by pipelines. For oil and gas industry, pipeline safety and reliability represents a priority. From this reason, pipe quality guarantee directly influence pipeline designed life, but first of all protects environment. A significant number of longitudinally welded pipes, for onshore/offshore pipelines, are manufactured by UOE method. This method is based on cold forming. In present study, using finite element method is modeled UOE pipe manufacturing process and is obtained von Mises stresses for each step. Numerical simulation is performed for L415 MB (X60) steel plate with 7,9 mm thickness, length 30 mm and width 1250mm, as result it is obtained a DN 400 pipe.

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Structural Analysis of Kufasat Using Ansys Program

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The current work focuses on vibration and modal analysis of KufaSat structure using ANSYS 16 program. Three types of Aluminum alloys (5052-H32, 6061-T6 and 7075-T6) were selected for investigation of the structure under design loads. Finite element analysis (FEA) in design static load of 51 g was performed. The natural frequencies for five modes were estimated using modal analysis. In order to ensure that KufaSat could withstand with various conditions during launch, the Margin of safety was calculated. The results of deformation and Von Mises stress for linear buckling analysis were also performed. The comparison of data was done to select the optimum material for KufaSat structures.

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The sensitivity of contact stresses in the mandibular premolar region to the shape of Zirconia dental implant: A 3D finite element study

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Background: Implant thread profile plays a vital role in magnitude and distribution of contact stresses at the implant-bone interface. The main goal of this study was to evaluate the biomechanical effects of four distinct thread profiles of a dental implant in the mandibular premolar region.

Methods: The dental implant represented the biocompatible Zirconia material and the bone block was modelled as transversely isotropic and elastic material. Three-dimensional finite element simulations were conducted for four distinct thread profiles of a dental implant at 50%, 75%, and 100% osseointegration. An axial static load of 500 N was applied on the abutment surface to estimate the stresses acting within the bones surrounding the implant.

Results: Regions of stress concentration were seen mostly along the mesiodistal direction compared to that in the buccolingual direction. The cortical bone close to the cervical region of the implant and the cortical bone next to the first thread of the implant experienced peak stress concentration. Increasing the degree of osseointegration resulted in increased von-Mises stresses on the implant-cortical transition region, the implant-cancellous transition region, the cortical bone, and the cancellous bone.

Conclusion: The results show that the application of distinct thread profiles at different degrees of osseointegration had significant effect on the stresses distribution contours in the surrounding bony structure. Comparing all four thread profiles, a dental implant with V-thread profile induced lower values of von-Mises stresses and shear stresses on the implant-cortical transition region, implant-cancellous transition region, cortical bone, and cancellous bone.

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Five Mass Power Transmission Line of a Ship Computer Modelling

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The work, presented in this paper, appears to be a natural continuation of the work presented and reported before, on the design of power transmission line of a ship, but with different multi-mass model. Some data from the previous investigations are used as a reference data, mainly from the analytical investigations, for the developed in the previ- ous study, frequency and modal analysis of a five mass model of a power transmission line of a ship. In the paper, a profound dynamic analysis of a concrete five mass dynamic model of the power transmission line of a ship is performed using Finite Element Analysis (FEA), based on the previously recommended model, investigated in the previous research and reported before. Thus, the partially validated by frequency analysis five mass model of a power transmission line of a ship is subjected to dynamic analysis. The objective of the work presented in this paper is dynamic modelling of a five mass transmission line of a ship, partial validation of the model and von Mises stress analysis calculation with the help of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and comparison of the derived results with the analytically calculated values. The partially validated five mass power transmission line of a ship can be used for definition of many dy- namic parameters, particularly amplitude of displacement, velocity and acceleration, respectively in time and frequency domain. The frequency behaviour of the model parameters is investigated in frequency domain and it corresponds to the predicted one.

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Study on the Track Wheeled Vehicle Designing for Off-Road Operations on Snowy and Wet Terrains

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Off-road vehicle trafficking is of interesting subjects for agricultural, mining and civil engineering purposes. The traversing over snowy and wet terrain is of greater importance regarding the sinkage and terrain properties. The motion resistance, traction, sinkage, and vehicle stability are functions of wheel-terrain interactions and particularly the contact patch characteristics. As adoption of wheeled vehicles on snowy terrain is difficult, tracked wheel vehicles are of greater interest and applicability. In this paper, the designing and analysis of tracked wheel system mounted on a light weight all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is addressed. The designing considerations are based on semi-empirical models (Bekker and Mohr-Coulomb criterion) and experimentally obtained data on the snow mechanical properties for the test region. Based on the analysis, it is observed that the greatest value of total deformation for the front and rear chasses are obtained at 0.00028485 and 0.00026229 m, respectively. The von Mises yield criterion addresses that the yielding of materials starts when the second deviatoric stress invariant gets to a critical value close to failure. Furthermore, the greatest values of von Mises stress for the front and rear tracked wheel chassis are equal to 64.60 and 62.48 MPa, respectively. The similarity is that the critical point is situated at the coincidence point between the inclined and longitudinally oriented rods (joint point). It is concluded that the developed vehicle could serve as a functional vehicle to perform on different off-road operational condition particularly wet terrains.

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Design of Composite Gyrocopter Main Rotor Blade Involving Rib and Spar Elements

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Gyrocopter or gyroplane is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered main rotor in free autorotation to develop lift. Gyrocopter rotor blades have smaller cord length and longer span compared to helicopters blades. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) 8-H-12 gyrocopter rotor blade profile, unsymmetrical airfoil sections were used for this research. An attempt has been made in this work to investigate the effect of ribs and spar elements in response to applied load. Three possible modeling alternatives were studied to predict the actual induced stress and deformation of the blade: Model I is by considering the blade shell part only, Model II is blade shell with 25 numbers of ribs and without the spar element and Model III is blade shell with 25 numbers of ribs and with spar element. The rotor blade was sized based on single seat open frame and high-wind-start gyrocopter. Structural static analysis has been carried out to evaluate the strength of composite rotor blade using ANSYS Workbench 15. The results show that among these three proposed models; Model III had registered minimum Von Mises stress and deformation. Also the result reveals that by considering ribs and spar element during analysis of gyrocopter blade is crucial because, it will help to know the actual induced stress and deformation. The predicted value of induced stress and deformation is closer to the actual values will help the designer not to overdesign the parts. Consequently, the main drawbacks related to overdesign increase in weight and cost will be minimized; thereby the product operational efficiency will be improved.

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Numerical Validation of Drilling of Al6061-T6 with Experimental Data

instead of kinematic contact model. Further acceleration is achieved by use of mass scaling option in step module. Mass scaling is defined for the whole model with target-type time increment of 0.001 seconds and it is applied throughout the explicit step. A rigid body constraint is defined for the drill bit to mark as rigid with appropriate selection of body and reference point. 2.1 Simulation The von Mises stress is depicted to show the process of drilling. General assembly of the drilling model is depicted in Figure 1 . A medium of mesh is used in both the

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Experimental Evaluation of Al-Zn-Al2O3 Composite on Piston Analysis by CAE Tools

crown ( i.e . top face) of the piston. The maximum von Mises stress induced in the piston is 506 MPa, at the inner boss fillet area, which is due to stress concentration effect and pressure application on the top face of the piston. The stress at piston ring grooves is approximately 240 MPa. The maximum displacement is 1.206 mm observed at the centre of the piston as shown in Figure 4 . The maximum elastic strain induced in the material is 0.00702. The strain energy stored in the material is 40 MPa. From Figure 5 , the maximum von Mises stress induced in the

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Stress and Deformation Analysis of Clamped Functionally graded Rotating Disks with Variable Thickness

/b ) ratio, which decreases E ( r ), and hence, deformation increases and stress decreases. FG disk having metal at outer surface and n = 1.5 has maximum radial deformation and minimum radial, circumferential and von Mises or equivalent stresses, while disk having n = 0.5 and ceramic at outer radius has minimum radial deformation and maximum stresses. Further, it is also observed that radial stress is higher as compared to circumferential and von Mises stress for all the cases. Therefore, for designing the rotating disks, radial stress should be taken as a limit

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