Effect of Ceramic Coatings on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of AA 2024 Aluminium Alloy Piston

Authors(4) :-Prasanthi M, G. Sowmya, S. Ramakrishna, Sakali Anil

Pistons used in the cylinders of modern automobiles are made of Aluminium alloys due to their light weight and reasonable mechanical strength. But the effective heat energy generated in cylinder gets conducted and results in lower network content. Hence, in the current investigation, ceramic coatings of various thicknesses are imparted on the crown of the piston and the property evaluation is carried out. It is evident from the experimental results that the temperature gradient and distribution are different in coated and uncoated pistons and thermal efficiency has increased with coating thickness. The scope of the research further includes finite element analysis of the piston to evaluate and compare the deformation and stress patterns of uncoated and coated scenarios.

Authors and Affiliations

Prasanthi M
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India
G. Sowmya
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India
S. Ramakrishna
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India
Sakali Anil
PG Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India

Crown, Coating, Aluminium alloy, thermal efficiency, deformation

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 215-218
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173850
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Prasanthi M, G. Sowmya, S. Ramakrishna, Sakali Anil, " Effect of Ceramic Coatings on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of AA 2024 Aluminium Alloy Piston, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.215-218, November-December-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173850

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