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8 Fig. 32.8 ...(iii) 1140 n A Textbook of Machine Design We have already discussed that the piston pin is made hollow. Let d0 and di be the outside and
inside diameters of the piston pin. We know that the section modulus, π ( d 0 ) 4 − ( di ) 4 Z = 32 d0 We know that maximum bending moment,
π ( d 0 ) 4 − ( di ) 4 σb
M = Z × σb = 32 d0 where
σb = Allowable bending stress for the material of the piston pin. It is
usually taken as 84 MPa for case hardened carbon steel and
140 MPa for heat treated alloy steel.
Assuming di = 0.6 d0, the induced bending stress in the piston pin may be checked.
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 403 taught by Professor A.thirumoorthy during the Spring '11 term at Anna University.
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