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Research Article

Effect of Assembly Stresses on Fatigue Life of Symmetrical 65Si7 Leaf Springs

Table 4

Stress at design load and at maximum load by considering assembly stresses.

Leaf numberThickness (mm)Front/rear cantilever stress at design load, , (MPa)Front/rear cantilever stress at maximum load, , (MPa)Assembly stress, , (MPa)Stress at design load with assembly stress, , (MPa)Stress at maximum load with assembly stress, , (MPa)

18409.48885.11−19390.48866.11−1216
28409.48885.11−15394.48870.11−960
38409.48885.11−12397.48873.11−768
48409.48885.11−10399.48875.11−640
58409.48885.11−8401.48877.11−512
68409.48885.11−6403.48879.11−384
78409.48885.11−5404.48880.11−320
88409.48885.11−4405.48881.11−256
98409.48885.11−3406.48882.11−192
108409.48885.11−2407.48883.11−128
118409.48885.11−1408.48884.11−64
127358.30774.47111469.30885.115439
The various assembly stresses chosen provide , which is acceptable. −1