Evaluation of Gasoline Engine Piston with Various Coating Materials Using Finite Element Method
The purpose of this paper is to examine the piston stress distribution using several thicknesses of the coating materials to achieve higher gasoline engine performance. First of all, finite element structure analysis is used to uncoated petrol piston made of aluminum alloy. Then, steel and cast-iron piston materials are conducted and compared with the aluminum piston. After that, investigation of four coating materials namely, yttria-stabilized zirconia, magnesia-stabilized zirconia, alumina, and mullite are studied for each piston materials. Next, influence of various thickness coating layers on the structure stresses of the top surfaces is examined. Comparison between simulated results for aluminum, steel, and cast-iron materials is reported. Moreover, the influences of different coating thickness on the Von Mises stresses of four coating materials are investigated. From the simulation results, it can report that the maximum Von Mises stresses and deformations for the piston materials are decreasing with increasing the coating thickness for magnesia-stabilized zirconia, yttria-stabilized zirconia, mullite and alumina coated materials.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2643563Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 281
 H. Shete, R. Pasale, and E. Eitawade, "Photoelastic Stress Analysis & Finite Element Analysis of an Internal Combustion Engine Piston."
 C. V. Rajam, P. Murthy, M. M. Krishna, and G. P. Rao, "Design Analysis and Optimization of Piston using CATIA and ANSYS," International Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering & Science ISSN, pp. 2319-566, 2013.
 G. AP and K. Patil, "Piston Design and Analysis by CAE Tools."
 P. C. Mishra, Prakhardeep, S. Bhattacharya, P. Pandey “Finite Element Analysis for Coating Strength of a Piston Compression Ring in Contact with Cylinder Liner: A Tribodynamic Analysis” Tribology in Industry Vol. 37, No. 1 (2015) 42-54.
 M. B. Shinde, T. Sakore, and V. Katkam, "Design Analysis of Piston for Four Stroke Single Cylinder Engine Using ANSYS," 2016.
 A. Patil, "Analysis of Single Cylinder Diesel Engine Piston Using Finite Element Method," Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, vol. 2, no. 11, 2016.
 M. Cerit, "Thermo mechanical analysis of a partially ceramic coated piston used in an SI engine," Surface and coatings Technology, vol. 205, no. 11, pp. 3499-3505, 2011.
 G. Sivakumar and S. S. Kumar, "Investigation on effect of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia coated piston crown on performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine," Alexandria engineering journal, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 787-794, 2014.
 M. Gamal Fouad, Nouby M. Ghazaly, Ali M. Abd-El-Tawwab and k. A. Abd El-Gwwad “Finite Element Thermal Analysis of A Ceramic Coated Si Engine Piston Considering Coating Thickness” American Journal of Engineering Research, 2017, Volume-6, Issue-2, pp-109-113.