Fatigue damage virtual simulation research on heavy vehicle

Sun Li1 , Chen Nan2

1, 2School of Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210096, China

1School of Traffic Engineering, Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huai’an, Jiangsu 223003, China

1Corresponding author

Vibroengineering PROCEDIA, Vol. 8, 2016, p. 275-279.
Received 19 August 2016; accepted 21 August 2016; published 7 October 2016

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Heavy vehicles are the most important transportation tools. In order to study deeply the fatigue damage problem of the heavy vehicles, we propose favoring the virtual simulation method. Firstly, the definition and development status of fatigue damage is introduced. Then we pay more attention to the fatigue damage simulation research of heavy vehicle, especially the finite element analysis and fatigue life prediction by related software. Some findings are introduced to be the references for researchers. Fatigue damage virtual simulation research on heavy vehicle is correct, convenient, simple and low cost by the verification of the real vehicle test.

Keywords: heavy vehicle, fatigue damage, virtual simulation.


This work is supported in part by the Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51505172), Jiangsu Planned Projects for Postdoctoral Research Funds (Grant No. 1402017C), Six Talent Peaks Project in Jiangsu Province (Grant No. JXQC2015008), and the Project of the Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China (Grant No. 13KJB580001).


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