Finite Element Analysis of Dynamic Damper for CV Joint


Constant Velocity [CV] Joints are one of the most important components of front wheel drive axles. It is subjected to various stresses such as bending stress, shear stress and bearing stress. Apart from these stresses, it is also subjected to vibrations, due to out of balance tire or wheel and an out of round tire or wheel, or a bent rim. The main objective of this work is to reduce the stiffness of the damper, so that the damper can withstand within the required constraints [i.e. the forced frequency range of 80 Hz to 150 Hz]. The free vibrational and forced vibrational effects are investigated to predict the resonance phenomenon of the damper. Finite Element Analysis in ANSYS-11 software was performed to predict the dynamic behavior of the system under the required vibrational frequencies ranging from 80 Hz to 150 Hz at given loading conditions.

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R. Yerrawar, V. Tungikar and S. Gawande, "Finite Element Analysis of Dynamic Damper for CV Joint," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2012, pp. 241-247. doi: 10.4236/epe.2012.44033.

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