Finite Element Analysis of Transient Thermoelastic Behavior in Multi-Disc Clutches

Oday Ibraheem Abdullah, Wassan Abd Al-Sahb, Abdullah Al-Shabibi

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Abstract

The high thermal stresses generated between the contacting surfaces of a multi-disc clutch system (pressure plate, clutch discs, plate separators and piston) due to the frictional heating generated during the slipping, is considered to be one of the main reasons of clutch failure for contact surfaces. A finite element technique has been used to study the transient thermoelastic phenomena of a multi-disc dry clutch. The results present the contact pressure distribution, the temperature evaluation and the heat flux generated along the frictional surfaces. Analysis has been completed using two-dimensional axisymmetric model to simulate the multi-disc clutch. ANSYS software has been used to perform the numerical calculation in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSAE Technical Papers
PublisherSAE International
Volume2015-April
EditionApril
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 14 2015
EventSAE 2015 World Congress and Exhibition - Detroit, United States
Duration: Apr 21 2015Apr 23 2015

Other

OtherSAE 2015 World Congress and Exhibition
CountryUnited States
CityDetroit
Period4/21/154/23/15

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Abdullah, O. I., Abd Al-Sahb, W., & Al-Shabibi, A. (2015). Finite Element Analysis of Transient Thermoelastic Behavior in Multi-Disc Clutches. In SAE Technical Papers (April ed., Vol. 2015-April). SAE International. https://doi.org/10.4271/2015-01-0676