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RESEARCH PAPERS

A Nonlinear Structure Based Elastohydrodynamic Analysis Method for Connecting Rod Big End Bearings of High Performance Engines

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Fabrizio A. Stefani, Alessandro U. Rebora

University of Genoa, Department of Mechanics and Machine Design, Via all’Opera Pia 15, A-16145 Genoa, Italy

J. Tribol 126(4), 664-671 (Nov 09, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1759341 History: Received November 26, 2002; Revised January 14, 2004; Online November 09, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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(a) Bearing cyclic dynamic loads at 8500 r.p.m.; (b) bearing cyclic dynamic loads at 10,500 r.p.m.; and (c) bearing cyclic dynamic loads at 12,000 r.p.m.
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Cyclic variation of minimum film thickness at 12,000 r.p.m. rotation speed: bolt preload influence
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Pressure distribution along bearing surface at 400 deg crank angle
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Cyclic variation of minimum film thickness at 10,500 r.p.m.: influence of chamfer
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Cyclic variation of minimum film thickness at 12,000 r.p.m.: linear model results and nonlinear model results
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Flow chart of the proposed algorithm
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Two-dimensional FEM model of a high performance engine connecting rod big end bearing
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Cyclic variation of minimum film thickness at 8500 r.p.m.: three-dimensional results versus two-dimensional results
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Cyclic variation of minimum film thickness at 10,500 r.p.m.: influence of sliding
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Bearing deformed shape at 400 deg crank angle

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