Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 1639–1644 | Cite as

Evaluating the reliability of the cylinder liner of a low-speed marine engine subjected to high-cycle fatigue with high mean stress

  • Jeong-Hwan Lee
  • Dong-Won Jang
  • Seong-Gu Hong
  • Soon-Bok Lee


Reliability evaluation was performed on the cylinder liner of a low-speed marine engine experiencing high-cycle fatigue with high mean stress. The stress distribution in the cylinder liner under operating condition was estimated through structural analysis, which included thermal boundary conditions and material nonlinearity. Results indicated that the highest stress concentration developed at the round part below the liner collar. Material tests revealed that the Goodman relation can predict the effect of mean stress on fatigue limit. As indicated by the combined results of the structural analysis and experiment, the cylinder liner is reliable under operating condition.


Cylinder liner Gray cast iron High-cycle fatigue High mean stress Structural analysis Reliability evaluation 


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© The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong-Hwan Lee
    • 1
  • Dong-Won Jang
    • 1
  • Seong-Gu Hong
    • 2
  • Soon-Bok Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKorea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Division of Industrial MetrologyKorea Research Institute of Standards and ScienceDaejeonKorea

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