Optimization of a Two-Cylinder Crankshaft by Computer-Aided Engineering

  • Basavaraj TalikotiEmail author
  • S. N. Kurbet
  • V. V. Kuppast
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 989)


The most important aspect of an Internal Combustion (IC) engine is the crankshaft. A rotary motion is obtained from the crankshafts. Throughout its life, crankshaft is subjected to different levels of stress as it deals with the combustion of gases and load from the other parts like pistons and connecting rod; connected to. The pistons produce a reciprocating motion and are connected to crankshaft by the connecting rod. In order to maintain proper NVH levels and less air pollution by the combustion of gases, the primary requirement is to have a crankshaft with proper structure. If the crankshaft is unbalanced or has a degraded structure, due to prolonged use, then it leads to vibration and problems with the other parts that are connected to the crankshaft and which constitute the engine. Hence, it is a necessity to monitor the crankshaft for proper structure by optimizing it for stress at different conditions, so that the crankshaft has the best possible structure for a particular engine or vehicle where it is used.


Crankshaft ANSYS Stress Computer-aided engineering (CAE) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Basavaraj Talikoti
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. N. Kurbet
    • 2
  • V. V. Kuppast
    • 2
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentDr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai College of Engineering Media Studies and ResearchNew PanvelIndia
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentBasveshwar College of EngineeringBagalkotIndia

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