0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Computational Efficiency and Accuracy Comparison of Leaf Spring Modelling Techniques

[+] Author Affiliations
Cor-Jacques Kat, Pieter S. Els

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Jennifer L. Johrendt

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Paper No. DETC2012-70794, pp. 605-613; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2012-70794
From:
  • ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 6: 1st Biennial International Conference on Dynamics for Design; 14th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 12–15, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4505-9
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

Various methods exist to model leaf springs with each method having different advantages and disadvantages. Computational efficiency and accuracy are two important factors when choosing a modeling technique especially when the simulation models become large. This paper compares the computational efficiency and accuracy of an elasto-plastic leaf spring model to a neural network leaf spring model. The advantages and disadvantages of the two modeling techniques are discussed and suggestions are made for the best use of both models. It is also shown that combining the two methods can overcome some of the disadvantages and exploit the advantages of both methods. The results from the comparison quantify the accuracy and computational efficiency of the two methods giving concrete parameters for the analyst to decide on which model to use.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME
Topics: Modeling , Springs

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In