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DESIGN AND SIMULATION ON COMPRESOR METAL MATRIX COMPOSITE BY INVESTMENT CASTING

Taufik, , and Sulaiman, S and Abdullah, T.A. and Sivarao, Subramonian (2009) DESIGN AND SIMULATION ON COMPRESOR METAL MATRIX COMPOSITE BY INVESTMENT CASTING. In: The International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT ‘09), 26-29 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Compressor is a part of turbocharger approaches that utilize the exhaust gas of an automobile to drive the compression device. The purpose of turbocharging is to increase the intake pressure and the amount of air into the combustion chamber to improve the efficiency of the engine. Compressor impeller determines the service life of the turbocharger. This paper proposes the new methodology of producing the compressor impeller using Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) material by investment casting. In general, this study presents the tasks pertaining to metal matrix composites and their interactions in designing of compressor impeller. This study presents the use of computer programs for determining the wax pattern dimensions based on three-dimensional finite-element simulations as a preliminary study by using investment casting method. The model of thermal and mechanical analysis will be developed by ANSYS CFX. As the results, the simulation model has been generated and it could be used for improving the design of turbine-compressor assembly through the bottom geometry changes of the compressor.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Manufacturing Design
Depositing User: Assoc. Pror. Ir. Dr. Sivarao Subramonian
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2013 05:33
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:02
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/9280

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