Welcome To UTPedia

We would like to introduce you, the new knowledge repository product called UTPedia. The UTP Electronic and Digital Intellectual Asset. It stores digitized version of thesis, dissertation, final year project reports and past year examination questions.

Browse content of UTPedia using Year, Subject, Department and Author and Search for required document using Searching facilities included in UTPedia. UTPedia with full text are accessible for all registered users, whereas only the physical information and metadata can be retrieved by public users. UTPedia collaborating and connecting peoples with university’s intellectual works from anywhere.

Disclaimer - Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the usage of any information obtained from this web site.Best viewed using Mozilla Firefox 3 or IE 7 with resolution 1024 x 768.

Dynamic Characteristics of a Hybrid Composite Drive Shaft for Automotive Application

Ibrahim, Mohd Madzhir (2011) Dynamic Characteristics of a Hybrid Composite Drive Shaft for Automotive Application. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

[img] PDF
Download (2775Kb)

Abstract

Composite material is a breakthrough in engineering especially in automotive application. Automotive parts which being produced by this material always performs better compare to conventional material. D.G. Lee et al. (2004) states that, drive shaft being produced by composite material offers up to 75% of weight reduction which will contribute to fuel efficiency, 160% increase in torque capability, and higher natural frequency which is about 9390 rpm for wider safety margin. The main constraint for using composite is the higher price of material especially the fiber. The main idea for this study is to replace the carbon fiber with much cheaper material, palm oil fiber. This new composite will later on being put into test using machine fault simulator at four different speeds and its dynamic characteristic will be recorded. The data obtained will be analyzed using skewness, kurtosis, peak to peak, crest factor and root mean square (RMS). From experimental results, we can see that lower RMS value is obtained for composite drive shaft compare to steel drive shaft with same diameter. Thus, it shows that the composite material is a suitable candidate to substitute the usage of steel as material for drive shaft for automotive application in term of vibration study.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Mechanical Engineering - Materials - Advanced engineering materials - Processings and applications of composites material
Subject: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Engineering > Mechanical
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2013 16:47
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:41
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/7306

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Document Downloads

More statistics for this item...