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Volume 178, 201822nd International Conference on Innovative Manufacturing Engineering and Energy - IManE&E 2018
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Mechanical and Manufacturing Equipment Devices and Instrumentation|
|Published online||24 July 2018|
Fatigue life investigation on a MAC engine piston
Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Domneasca str. 111, Galati, Romania
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In MAC (Diesel) engines case, the shape of the piston head has an important influence on burning processes and, consequently on engine performance. Since the piston is subjected to high cyclic stresses during the blasting phase, a fatigue phenomenon occur. The piston design and material must provide a high fatigue resistance and a low weight, leading to low dynamic loading of the crank shaft and piston rod. The paper try to investigate the piston fatigue behavior, for several head shapes and materials, in order to establish an optimal design.
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