Failure Investigation Report on Different Components of an Automotive Engine
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications
Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 47-51
Received: Jan. 6, 2017; Accepted: Feb. 8, 2017; Published: Mar. 1, 2017
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Md. Raquibul Hasan, Department of Civil Engineering, Pabna University of Science & Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh
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This paper presents an investigation report of different components failure which affect the performance of an automobile engine. The premature breakage of a four cylinder diesel engine block, crankshaft, camshaft, crankshaft bearing, camshaft bush, engine oil pump was reported. It is found that the failure of each component having the same reason for its failure as reported from different place. Thus it affected the performance of the vehicle and it is very expensive for the customer to replace the damaged parts for several times. In this paper, we presented detailed analysis of the causes for the failure along with preventive suggestion to maintain the engine for better performance.
Failure Analysis, Thermal Fatigue, Engine Block, Connecting Rod, Head Gasket
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Md. Raquibul Hasan, Failure Investigation Report on Different Components of an Automotive Engine, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2017, pp. 47-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmea.20170501.16
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