Using Simulation to Identify Loads Contributing to a Structural Durability Failure of an Engine Component
Honda R&D Americas

Brice Willis, Steve Walters. Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

 

True-Load was used in conjunction with measured strain data to determine the root cause of a stress failure on a steel tube press-fit into an aluminum casting installed on a Honda car engine. Traditionally, the many loads on an engine during operation cannot be measured without completely changing the system. True-Load enabled identification of the cause of failure, facilitating future design.

Wolf Star Technologies True-Load Honda engine strain correlation
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