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Computational Study Of The Effect Of Geometric Parameters On The Performance Of Single Expansion Ramp Nozzle Flows, Suresh Chandra Khandai, Ashwin Kumar K, K.M. Parammasivam Sep 2020

Computational Study Of The Effect Of Geometric Parameters On The Performance Of Single Expansion Ramp Nozzle Flows, Suresh Chandra Khandai, Ashwin Kumar K, K.M. Parammasivam

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The present work deals with the computational study of the single expansion ramp nozzle (SERN) flows for the supersonic regime. Theoretical calculations are carried out for different geometries with certain assumptions. Based on the initial calculation and with the help of Method of Characteristics, nozzle configuration with similar axisymmetric convergent portion and distinct non-axisymmetric divergent portions are drafted. Commercial CFD software ANSYS 12 with Navier Stokes code is used for the computational studies. The study begins with a simple upper flat ramp at different angles with a very small lower cowl at fixed angles. The divergent section of a conventional ...


Reduction Of Smoke Emissions From Di Diesel Engine Using Catalyst Based Oxygen Enrichment, S. Sreenatha Reddy, K.L.N Murthy, M. Harinathareddy, P. Nageswara Reddy Sep 2020

Reduction Of Smoke Emissions From Di Diesel Engine Using Catalyst Based Oxygen Enrichment, S. Sreenatha Reddy, K.L.N Murthy, M. Harinathareddy, P. Nageswara Reddy

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Oxygen enrichment, one of the inlet air modification techniques, proves to be a promising technique in reducing smoke emissions from diesel engines. The main objective of the present work is to achieve reduction of smoke through catalyst based oxygen enrichment technique which proves to be an effective one as it utilizes air from the ambient to produce oxygen-enriched air. The catalyst used for the present study is zeolite and its unique shape provides a cage like structure which helps in trapping nitrogen molecules and thereby increasing the oxygen content in the air stream by Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA). While conducting ...


Testing Of Rigid Cellular Thermal Insulation As Per Indian Standards, N K Shah, S V Jain, Arpit Parekh, Rohit Patel Sep 2020

Testing Of Rigid Cellular Thermal Insulation As Per Indian Standards, N K Shah, S V Jain, Arpit Parekh, Rohit Patel

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Thermal Insulations play a great role in keeping the flow of energy from hot to cold bodies to a minimum. Quality and effectiveness of thermal insulation is of prime importance and unless the properties of insulation are evaluated there is little chance of improvement of their performance. It is essential that properties of insulations be evaluated for acceptability according to national and international standards. In the present study, various tests were performed on Rigid cellular insulation (Thermocol) as per IS 11239 to determine the temperature at which the insulation get distorted as well as to study its characteristics when the ...


Development And Study Of Retrofitted Standalone Solar Vapour Absorption Refrigerator, Nitesh Dattatraya Bhat, Allen Rodney Fernandes, Harshvardhan Gupta, Ronny Alex Jacob, Swaminathan Siddharth, Prasad Krishna Sep 2020

Development And Study Of Retrofitted Standalone Solar Vapour Absorption Refrigerator, Nitesh Dattatraya Bhat, Allen Rodney Fernandes, Harshvardhan Gupta, Ronny Alex Jacob, Swaminathan Siddharth, Prasad Krishna

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Vapour Absorption Refrigeration Systems (VARS) are thermally activated cooling systems which can be run using waste process heat or solar energy. VARS are environment friendly and operates silently. This study attempts to convert a commercially available VARS into a standalone, portable solar-operated unit. Temperatures at the entry and exit of Generator, Rectifier, Condenser, Evaporator and Absorber in a commercially available VARS refrigeratorwere first obtained. The refrigerator is then retrofitted with a heating jacket. A hot fluid is passed through the jacket to replace the electric heating in the conventional refrigerator. The fluid is heated using a parabolic trough solar collector ...


Elephant Grass-Glass Fiber Hybrid Composites, M. Mahesh, K. Poornima, M.Venkateswara Rao Sep 2020

Elephant Grass-Glass Fiber Hybrid Composites, M. Mahesh, K. Poornima, M.Venkateswara Rao

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

An attempt has been made in the present work to explore and the possible use of variety of cultivated/wild grown fiber in the development of elephant grass–glass fiber reinforced polyester hybrid composites. The fiber is extracted from retting and manual method, and the test specimens are prepared as per “ASTM”standards. Five different contents are incorporated in the specimen, with each fiber content five identical specimens are prepared. Elephant grass–glass fiber reinforced polyester hybrid composites, are prepared by incorporating up to (40/0%,30/10%,20/20%,10/30%,0/40%) by mass.. It is observed clearly ...


Experimental Determination Of Heat Transfer Coefficient By Natural Convection For A Commercially Available Heat Sink Used For Cooling Of Electronic Chips, Sunil Hireholi, K.S. Shashishekhar, S. George Milton Sep 2020

Experimental Determination Of Heat Transfer Coefficient By Natural Convection For A Commercially Available Heat Sink Used For Cooling Of Electronic Chips, Sunil Hireholi, K.S. Shashishekhar, S. George Milton

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Measurements have been conducted for experimentally determining the heat transfer co-efficient of a commercially available heat sink employed in electronic circuits. For determining the heat transfer coefficient the chip is replaced with a heating coil. The power input to the heating coil is obtained by measuring the input voltage and current. Temperature measurement for varying heat inputs is done using RTD thermocouples. Heat transfer co-efficient is computed from the measured data. This is done for different configurations of the heat sink.


Design And Experimental Analysis Of Furnace For The Production Of Bamboo Charcoal, Arijit Biswas, Pinakeswar Mahanta Sep 2020

Design And Experimental Analysis Of Furnace For The Production Of Bamboo Charcoal, Arijit Biswas, Pinakeswar Mahanta

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This paper presents the study of carbonization systems for the production of Bamboo Charcoal which is formed on dry distillation of raw bamboo. The paper mentions the drawbacks of the conventional practices of production of Bamboo Charcoal. Design of a new charcoal production unit is aimed at eliminating the identified drawbacks in the present methodology of production making the process of production faster and more efficient by minimizing heat loss during the production process. Designing is attempted with strong consideration for manufacture, operational cost and ease of operation of the furnace as the process finds application amongst rural people with ...


Applying Smed/Qco Tool To Improve The Productivity At Screwing Station Of Hfr Assembly – A Study At Robert Bosch (I) Limited, Nystha Baishya, Sathish Rao U Sep 2020

Applying Smed/Qco Tool To Improve The Productivity At Screwing Station Of Hfr Assembly – A Study At Robert Bosch (I) Limited, Nystha Baishya, Sathish Rao U

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nowadays the industrial product market is increasingly demanding more customized and quality products, forcing the manufacturers to cut down the price, in order to survive in the highly competitive product market. Working on this, Robert Bosch INdia (RBIN) Limited, Bangalore Plant (BanP) designs and produces Diesel systems which make vehicles more cleaner and economical. Bosch has to manufacture products as per the demands of every customer, economically, to maintain being the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel injection systems. Fuel Injection Equipment in diesel engine is the “Heart of the Engine” and plays a major role in its performance, emissions ...


Phase Change Materials (Pcm) For Thermal Control During Spacecraft Transportation, Arun Kumar. S, A. Sekar, D.N.Siddhartha Jain, K.V. Govinda Sep 2020

Phase Change Materials (Pcm) For Thermal Control During Spacecraft Transportation, Arun Kumar. S, A. Sekar, D.N.Siddhartha Jain, K.V. Govinda

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Phase Change materials (PCMs) absorb and release latent heat during their phase transition nearly at constant temperature. The latent heat storage phenomena using PCMs provides much higher storage density, with a smaller or zero temperature difference while storing and releasing of heat. PCMs have 5-14 times more heat capacity per unit volume than sensible storage materials that merits their usage as passive thermal control systems. They are effectively complemented with active thermal control systems in order to minimize their duty cycles and optimize the capacity. This paper discusses a passive thermal control system using PCMs to maintain the temperature within ...


Vibration Suppression Using Mechatronic Systems, Prathap Narayanappa, Y.V. Daseswararao Sep 2020

Vibration Suppression Using Mechatronic Systems, Prathap Narayanappa, Y.V. Daseswararao

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Vibration suppression has always been an important issue in developing efficient motion control systems. Traditionally, in a mechanical system, the vibrations are suppressed by adding more material to the system in order to increase the rigidity. However, recent advancements in mechatronics, has provided with many alternative solution that avoids excess material addition and increased performance. This paper attempts to summarize various methods that are being developed for vibration detection and suppression. The techniques included in this paper are motion control strategies based on sensors, sensor-actuator and sensorless controllers.


Calculated And Evaluating Seven Cubic Equations Of State In Predicting Gas And Liquid Phase Volumetric Properties Of Nine Ozone-Safe Refrigerants, Mohammadreza Mobinipouya, Marzieh Shidaei Sep 2020

Calculated And Evaluating Seven Cubic Equations Of State In Predicting Gas And Liquid Phase Volumetric Properties Of Nine Ozone-Safe Refrigerants, Mohammadreza Mobinipouya, Marzieh Shidaei

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The present work is devoted to evaluating seven cubic equations of state (EOS) in predicting gas and liquid phase volumetric properties of nine ozone-safe refrigerants both in super and sub-critical regions. The evaluations, in sub-critical region, show that TWU and PR EOS are capable of predicting PVT properties of refrigerants R32 within 2%, R22, R134a, R152a and R143a within 1% and R123, R124, R125, and y TWU and PR EOS's, from literature data are 0.5% for R22, R32, R152a, R143a, and R125, 1% for R123, R134a, and R141b, and 2% for R124. Moreover, SRK EOS predicts PVT properties ...


Renewable Energy Based Agricultural Robot, R. Krishna, J.Enoch Richbert, J. Jeyakaran, R. Kirubhakaran, S. Dhinakar Sep 2020

Renewable Energy Based Agricultural Robot, R. Krishna, J.Enoch Richbert, J. Jeyakaran, R. Kirubhakaran, S. Dhinakar

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This paper deals with how to mechanize agricultural process through electronic and embedded components. The aim of the paper is to elaborately explain the processes done by the so called robot.


Numerical Analysis Of Trapezoidal Shape Double Layer Microchannel Heat Sink, Deewakar Sharma, Parbar Pratham Singh, Harry Garg Sep 2020

Numerical Analysis Of Trapezoidal Shape Double Layer Microchannel Heat Sink, Deewakar Sharma, Parbar Pratham Singh, Harry Garg

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

With increasing demand for higher computational speed and emerging micro-systems, thermal management poses serious challenge for efficient cooling. Among these liquid cooling using microchannels has gained significant attention and has been extended to its double layer configuration which eliminates the drawback of significant temperature variations in single layer system. The double layer configuration has been primarily analyzed for rectangular ducts. In this study the performance of trapezoidal shape double layer microchannel heat sink is investigated and compared to rectangular double layer heat sink of same flow area. Four different possible configurations are analyzed and comparative study among respective counter and ...


Parallel Disk Continuously Variable Transmission (Pdcvt):Prototype Development And Performance Testing, Prasad Vinayak Marulkar, S.G. Joshi Sep 2020

Parallel Disk Continuously Variable Transmission (Pdcvt):Prototype Development And Performance Testing, Prasad Vinayak Marulkar, S.G. Joshi

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

In this paper, a typical Parallel Disk Continuously Variable Transmission System (PDCVT) is developed in the spirit and approach of Kazerounian and Furu-Szekely. In situations where a speed ratio is required to be changed frequently, continuously variable transmission is one of the desirable solutions. The PDCVT system is one such solution which offers the advantages such as high power to weight ratio and reliability in operation. First of all, the development and manufacturing details of the developed PDCVT system are discussed and experimental and theoretical values of transmission ratios have been determined with different ball diameters and materials. Also, the ...


Al2o3 Nanofluids As Heat Transfer Liquids In Automotives, M. Yasaswi, R.V. Prasad, T.Jayanda Kumar Sep 2020

Al2o3 Nanofluids As Heat Transfer Liquids In Automotives, M. Yasaswi, R.V. Prasad, T.Jayanda Kumar

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The thermal conductivity of heating or cooling fluids is a very important property in the development of energy efficient heat transfer systems, which is one of the important needs of many industries. However, low thermal conductivity is a primary limitation in developing energy-efficient heat transfer fluids that are required for cooling purposes. Nanofluids are nanotechnology-based heat transfer fluids that are engineered by stably dispersing nanometer-sized (below 100nm) solid particles (such as ceramics, metals, alloys, semiconductors, nanotubes, and composite particles) in conventional heat transfer fluids (such as water, oil, diesel, ethylene glycol and mixtures) at relatively low particle volume concentrations. These ...


Evaluation Of Mechanical Properties Of Coir Fiber Reinforced Polyester Matrix Composites, P.N.E. Naveen, T.Dharma Raju Sep 2020

Evaluation Of Mechanical Properties Of Coir Fiber Reinforced Polyester Matrix Composites, P.N.E. Naveen, T.Dharma Raju

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

this paper ―Evaluation Of Mechanical properties of coir fiber reinforced polymer matrix Composites‖ Natural fibres can be easily obtained in many tropical and available throughout the world. Today these fibres are considered as environment friendly materials owing to their biodegradability and renewable characteristics. The goal of this paper is to determine the mechanical (Static & Dynamic) properties of a proposed combined polymer composite which consist of a polyester matrix and coconut fibres (also known as coir fibres). The influence of fibres volume on the mechanical properties was also evaluated. Composites with volumetric amounts of coconut fibre up to 10% were fabricated ...


Nucleate Pool Boiling Heat Transfer In Ulticomponent Mixtures On Surfaces: An Review, Sudev Das, Swapan Bhaumik Sep 2020

Nucleate Pool Boiling Heat Transfer In Ulticomponent Mixtures On Surfaces: An Review, Sudev Das, Swapan Bhaumik

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Boiling of multicomponent mixtures is characterized by a close linking between heat and mass transfer processes, with the evaporation rate usually being limited by the mass transfer process. This is significantly different from single and binary component systems where interfacial mass transfer rates are normally very high. Information on pool boiling of binary mixtures is widely available in the literature, whereas research on forced convective boiling of mixtures has become significant only over the last few years. This paper presents a brief review of experimental results obtained in pool boiling of ternary mixtures and also the empirical or theoretical correlations ...


Evaluation Of Optimal Machining Parameters Of Nicrofer C263 Alloy Using Response Surface Methodology While Turning On Cnc Lathe Machine, Mohammed Wasif. G, Mir Safiulla Sep 2020

Evaluation Of Optimal Machining Parameters Of Nicrofer C263 Alloy Using Response Surface Methodology While Turning On Cnc Lathe Machine, Mohammed Wasif. G, Mir Safiulla

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The objective of the present work was to investigate the effects of the various machining (turning) process parameters on the machining quality and to obtain the optimal sets of process parameters so that the quality of machined parts can be optimized. The working ranges and levels of the machining process (turning) parameters are found using three factors. Cutting speed (Vc - m/min), feed rate (f – mm/rev) and depth of cut (d - mm). The Design-Expert software has been used to investigate the effects of the Machining process parameters and subsequently to predict sets of optimal parameters for optimum quality characteristics ...


Species Transport In Diffuser Induced Cylinder, N.S. Diinesh, K.S.Anantha Padmanabhan, S. Anish Mathew Sep 2020

Species Transport In Diffuser Induced Cylinder, N.S. Diinesh, K.S.Anantha Padmanabhan, S. Anish Mathew

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Engines are the devices which can produce a huge amount of energy and can move heavy things such as automobiles and ships. Usually the power which is being produced by a engine varies directly with the amount of fuel combusted in the combustion chamber. Over the years much new technological advancement were made to increase the power output from the engine. This includes the incorporation of systems such as turbochargers, superchargers, ECU’s etc. These devices consume some power to increase the output from the engine. The modification proposed will increase the torque and the power output from the engine ...


Fatigue And Fracture In Pavement, Amin Moradi, P. Sravana Sep 2020

Fatigue And Fracture In Pavement, Amin Moradi, P. Sravana

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This paper we present what is fatigue ?and what is fracture? we will discuse on design aspects related to fatigue failure, an important mode of failure in engineering components. Fatigue failure results mainly due to variable loading or more precisely due to cyclic variations in the applied loading . A fatigue failure begins with a small crack; the initial crack may be so minute and can not be detected. The crack usually develops at a point of localized stress concentration like discontinuity in the material, such as a change in cross section, a keyway or a hole.for design pavement flexible ...


Analysis Of Adhesively Bonded Single Lap Riveted Joint Using Ansys, Kale Suresh, K.L.N. Murty, T.Jayananda Kumar Sep 2020

Analysis Of Adhesively Bonded Single Lap Riveted Joint Using Ansys, Kale Suresh, K.L.N. Murty, T.Jayananda Kumar

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This project deals with the analysis of adhesively bonded single lap riveted joints. The present work involves the appropriate configuration and characterization of these joints for maximum utilization. The present study includes the effectiveness of bond line thickness, the bonded layer configuration. This is also applicable to dissimilar thickness joints, but in this project we have placed the adhesives at different places for riveted joints. The finite element technique was used throughout the analysis of present work. The present work showed that riveted bonded joints are superior in strengthening to the riveted joints. The riveted bonded joint seems to strengthen ...


Experimental Validation And Data Acquisition For Hyper Elastic Material Models In Finite Element Analysis, Venkatesh K, P. L. Srinivasa Murthy Sep 2020

Experimental Validation And Data Acquisition For Hyper Elastic Material Models In Finite Element Analysis, Venkatesh K, P. L. Srinivasa Murthy

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This paper presents the theory, experiment setups and solution implementation of Hyperelastic Material Models in Finite Element Analysis to provide the description of material behavior that matches the conditions the product sees in real life. This can be a complex matter because the real life scenario may have the product responding simultaneously to a multiplicity of conditions such as rate, temperature and the environment. Physical testing of elastomers for the purpose of fitting material models in finite element analysis requires experiments like uniaxial tension, biaxial tension, volumetric compression in multiple states of strain under carefully considered loading conditions.


Advanced Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Tio2 Water Based Nano Fluids, Kavitha T, Rajendran A, Durairajan A, Syedabuthahir M. Sep 2020

Advanced Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Tio2 Water Based Nano Fluids, Kavitha T, Rajendran A, Durairajan A, Syedabuthahir M.

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanofluids are quasi single phase medium containing stable colloidal dispersion of ultrafine or nanometric metallic or ceramic particles in a given fluid. Nanofluids possess immense potential of application to improve heat transfer and energy efficiency in several areas including vehicular cooling in transportation, power generation, defense, nuclear, space, microelectronics and biomedical devices. In the present contribution, a brief description about the Nano Tio2 has been presented to provide an update on the historical evolution of this concept, possible synthesis routes, level of improvements are reported. According to this review, the future developments of these technologies are discussed.


A Performance Evaluation Of Leaf Spring Replacing With Composite Leaf Spring, Yogesh G. Nadargi, Deepak R. Gaikwad, Umesh D. Sulakhe Sep 2020

A Performance Evaluation Of Leaf Spring Replacing With Composite Leaf Spring, Yogesh G. Nadargi, Deepak R. Gaikwad, Umesh D. Sulakhe

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The automobile industry has shown increased interest in the replacement of steel spring with fibre glass composite leaf spring due to high strength to weight ratio. Therefore the aim of this work is to reduce the weight and low cost fabrication of complete mono composite leaf spring and mono composite leaf spring with bonded end joints. Also, general study on the analysis and design. A single leaf with variable thickness and width for constant cross sectional area of unidirectional glass fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) with similar mechanical and geometrical properties to the multi leaf spring, was designed, fabricated (hand- layup ...


Fea Based Analysis Of Shackle For Offshore Application, Rahul R. Gaji, M.T. Telsang Sep 2020

Fea Based Analysis Of Shackle For Offshore Application, Rahul R. Gaji, M.T. Telsang

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nowadays Oil exploration in offshore area is responsible for increasingly greater percentage of production in the world. So mooring Systems play key role. Failure of a single component in a mooring line can produce incalculable damages. Due to environmental loading the mooring changes its position. Each component in the mooring are subjected to angular tensions from top and bottom. It produces strong non linearity in the components. Shackle is the critical part of this mooring system. Analysis of shackle is carried out by consideration of variation in angle from 1˚ to 5˚ in Plane and Out of Plane with ANSYS ...


Tensile Test Analysis Of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite, G. Velmurugan, D. Vadivel, R. Arravind, S.P. Vengatesan, A. Mathiazhagan Sep 2020

Tensile Test Analysis Of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite, G. Velmurugan, D. Vadivel, R. Arravind, S.P. Vengatesan, A. Mathiazhagan

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This project mainly deals with analysis of tensile properties of Palmyra fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite that is suitable for automobile application. First, the property of material was obtained on the basis of some assumptions (i.e., Rule of Mixture) and was modeled with reference to ASTM D638. Here the simulation was carried out on specimen under different fiber volume fraction and fiber length. The present work includes the Analysis of Palmyra Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites using FEA with various fiber volume fractions and these results were validated with the experimental result. The tensile property of Palmyra fiber composite material can ...


Cfd Analysis Of Economizer In A Tengential Fired Boiler, Krunal P. Mudafale, Hemant S. Farkade Sep 2020

Cfd Analysis Of Economizer In A Tengential Fired Boiler, Krunal P. Mudafale, Hemant S. Farkade

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

This paper presents a simulation of the economizer zone, which allows for the condition of the shell-side flow and tube-side and tube-wall, thermal fields, and of the shell-tube heat-exchange. Selection of the economizer zone from the thermal power plant only because, it is found trends of failure that the economizer is the zone where the leakages are found more. The maximum number of cause of failure in economizer unit is due to flue gas erosion. The past failure details revels that erosion is more in U-bend areas of Economizer Unit because of increase in flue gas velocity near these bends ...


Knowledge Sharing In Organization: Modelling The Barriers, Praveen Jeenger, Ravi Kant Sep 2020

Knowledge Sharing In Organization: Modelling The Barriers, Praveen Jeenger, Ravi Kant

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Knowledge sharing means the exchange of knowledge and share of experience among different organizational units. Knowledge sharing is about stimulating the exchange of experiences, ideas, and thoughts between people. The barriers which resist in the KS are known as knowledge Sharing Barriers (KSBs). The main aim of this paper is to understand mutual influence of KSBs using interpretive structural modeling (ISM) and to identify driving KSBs (KSBs that support other KSBs) and dependent KSBs (KSBs that are most influenced by others KSBs). It has been observed that KSBs ‘Lack of top management support and KM is not well understood’ has ...


Frictional Power Minimization In Partially Textured Piston Ring Assembly, Aaron M. Ashwin, Akash Shashidar Sep 2020

Frictional Power Minimization In Partially Textured Piston Ring Assembly, Aaron M. Ashwin, Akash Shashidar

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

A significant share i.e. 60% of the total power loss in a modern automotive engine in form of heat, either from the engine surface or the exhaust pipe, of which the friction losses may vary from 18% to 20% and frictional losses are also responsible for about 25% of the fuel consumption. It is noted that almost 80% of the frictional losses are due to the frictional losses in the piston ring assembly (PRA). That leaves less than one quarter of the indicated power in terms of brake power. This paper analyses different methods developed by the automobile industries ...


Shape Factor Analysis Of Abrasive Particles Used In Slurry Abrasion Testing, S.G. Sapate, Avishkar Rathod, R. K. Khatirkar Sep 2020

Shape Factor Analysis Of Abrasive Particles Used In Slurry Abrasion Testing, S.G. Sapate, Avishkar Rathod, R. K. Khatirkar

International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The engineering components are subjected to surface damage by slurry abrasion such as transportation pipes carrying ore and mineral slurries, extruders, sand pumps and agitators, Apart from stress, abrasive particle hardness, slurry concentration, particle size and shape significantly influences slurry abrasion rate. The effect of abrasive particle shape on slurry abrasion behaviour of steels and cast irons which are widely used for wear protection has not been studied. The particle shape assumes significant importance due to fracture and fragmentation of the particles during the process of abrasion. In the present work, the particle shape characterization of silica sand abrasive particles ...