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ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENTS METHODS (MAK 372E) TERM PROJECT __________________________________ PROF.DR. ATA MUĞAN KUBİLAY ARAR 030120263 25.05.2016
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BICYCLE FRAME ANALYSIS Bicycle frame part is created in Solidworks and is analysed in Ansys. Aluminum alloy is selected as frame material. Properties of material; Elastic modulus = 72 Gpa ; Poisson ratio = 0.33 ; Density = 2.8 g/cm^3
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Loads Force which is 800 N is applied to frame as seen above, also standard earth gravity is considered. Boundary Conditions
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Fixed support are applied to the frame on 3 different areas.( U1=U2=U3=0)
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Analysis Results Analysis results are given below with different mesh size. Mesh size : 30 mm Nodes number : 55051 Element number : 28130 Mesh type : quadratic tetrahedral Total deformation Equivalent stress
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