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Modeling and Structural Analysis of Suspension Rocker for FSAE Vehicle

  • Saurabh BairagiEmail author
  • Jatin Parajiya
  • Kaustubh Babrekar
  • Nitin G. Phafat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

Suspension system plays a vital role in Formula SAE’s overall performance as it isolates the vehicle from disturbances and provides a comfortable ride. The motive of this study is concerned with one of the major components of this system; rocker (bellcrank). A solid model of suspension rocker using 3D modeling software Solidworks is prepared and structural analysis is carried out by providing specific boundary conditions. The proposed new optimized model of suspension rocker has less weight and at the same time is competent to perform the function.

Keywords

Rocker (Bellcrank) Push rod suspension FEA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saurabh Bairagi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jatin Parajiya
    • 1
  • Kaustubh Babrekar
    • 1
  • Nitin G. Phafat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMGM Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering CollegeAurangabadIndia

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