The Improvements of the Backhoe-Loader Arms


In this study, static structural analysis of backhoe-loader arms has been performed with the finite element method (FEM). The aim of this study is to simulate and strengthen the back and front arms of the backhoe-loader concerning with stress under maximum loading condition and different boundary conditions. According to analysis result, back and front arms of the backhoe-loader are strengthened with the use of reinforcements. As a result of the study, strength of the arms has been increased by nearly 20%.

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A. Erklig and E. Yeter, "The Improvements of the Backhoe-Loader Arms," Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 142-148. doi: 10.4236/mnsms.2013.34020.

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