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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2015, 3(6), 220-224
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-3-6-13
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Nonlinear Analysis of the Enclosure of the Pulley

Pavol Lengvarský1, , Jozef Bocko1 and Martin Hagara1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, 042 00 Košice, Slovak Republic

Pub. Date: December 17, 2015

Cite this paper:
Pavol Lengvarský, Jozef Bocko and Martin Hagara. Nonlinear Analysis of the Enclosure of the Pulley. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2015; 3(6):220-224. doi: 10.12691/ajme-3-6-13


Nonlinear analysis of the enclosure of the pulley is described in this paper. Three different materials were used for the enclosure. Polyethylene, aluminium alloy and titanium alloy were used for model of the enclosure. The enclosure was pressed on the pulley and this frictional contact with friction coefficient was used in nonlinear finite element analysis. The maximal von Misses stress of the enclosure was higher than tensile strength of the materials used for the enclosure so three different variants were proposed. The maximal stress level of the three new variants was smaller than the yield point of the materials.

nonlinear analysis enclosure pulley polyethylene aluminium alloy titanium alloy

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