Effect of Temperature and Vibration on Electrical Connectors with Different Number of Contact Cores
1 School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, China
2 Shenyang Xinghua Aero-electric Appliance Limited Liability Company, Shenyang 110142, China
In this paper, we presented the results from three related analysis performed by adopting the failure models, which provided an explanation of performance influencing factors caused by different number of contact cores, for the purpose of measuring the temperature change and deformation value, which were the factors causing contact failure. The failures were localized in contact parts of the connectors. Performed investigations included thermal analysis, modal analysis, harmonic response analysis and contact failure analysis. From the results of these simulations, related temperature and vibration analysis nephograms were got respectively. And the correctness of results of thermal analysis was verified by Fourier law. The research results of this paper provide a reference for thermal analysis and vibration analysis of electrical connectors, which is important for ensuring the reliability and safety of electrical connectors.
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