Design and Analysis of Leaf Spring

Authors(3) :-Saurabh S. Rodge, Tushar P. Patil, Pavan Nikam

We know that the spring plays very essential part of every automobile for suspension point of view. Leaf spring is the main type of suspension system which is used in many light and heavy vehicles. Leaf spring used in many vehicles due to having some main characteristics which are shown below.

  1. Uniformly load distribution
  2. Lower cost
  3. Rough used
  4. Easier in Isolation and Tightly attached with working frame

Today every automobile company has been working on increasing the efficiency with reducing the weight without having any load carrying capacity. In this paper we would like to review some previous research work performed on the leaf spring by previous researchers for increasing the working condition and capacity with load reduction. The paper based on material composition, experimental testing and load (Steady, Dynamic) study etc.

Authors and Affiliations

Saurabh S. Rodge
Vishwatmak Om Gurudev College of Engineering, Shahapur, Maharashtra, India
Tushar P. Patil
Vishwatmak Om Gurudev College of Engineering, Shahapur, Maharashtra, India
Pavan Nikam
Vishwatmak Om Gurudev College of Engineering, Shahapur, Maharashtra, India

Leaf Spring, Material Compositions, Mathematics, Experiments, ANSYS

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 6 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 72-76
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1841302
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

Saurabh S. Rodge, Tushar P. Patil, Pavan Nikam, " Design and Analysis of Leaf Spring, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp.72-76, January-February.2018
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1841302

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