Probabilistic Design for Strength Analysis of Tie Rod Subjected to Tensile, Compressive, and Shear Load by Using Finite Element Methods

  • Abaso J. Godase
  • Prasad P. Kulkarni
  • Sameer D. KatekarEmail author
Conference paper


The shear strength of the tie rod of a passenger bus steering mechanism has been carried out in this study. The tie rod connects centre link to steering knuckle to give the motion of steering to wheel for turn the vehicle. Vertical, horizontal, and lateral loading condition acting on suspension system and distributed towards tie rod because of the rough roads, speed breakers, and minor accidents. Many researchers have worked on buckling analysis, tensile and compressive loading conditions of the tie rod. Uncertainty in shear strength of tie rod has not been focused. So it is necessary to find out the shear strength and shear failure of the tie rod. Moreover,probability of shear failure of tie rod under uncertain material properties is to be determined. Parametric correlation has been taken to find out the relation between the input and output parameters. By using creo parametric software the model has been created and analyzed by ansys software. Topology optimization of the tie rod has been carried out considering the uncertainty in material, dimension and forces to improve the design of tie rod.


Tie rod design Shear strength Parametric correlation Optimization Tie rod analysis Probabilistic design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abaso J. Godase
    • 1
  • Prasad P. Kulkarni
    • 1
  • Sameer D. Katekar
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringSKN Sinhgad College of EngineeringPandharpurIndia

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