0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Design of Springs Made of Flat Material

[+] Author and Article Information
R. Doré

Mechanical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique, Montréal, Québec

S. Deslauriers

United Aircraft of Canada Ltd., Longueuil, Quebec

J. Eng. Ind 97(1), 153-156 (Feb 01, 1975) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438529 History: Received December 26, 1973; Online July 15, 2010

Abstract

A technique is presented for the analysis of deflection and stresses in helical compression or tension springs of rectangular cross-section. The technique consists in analyzing the deflection and stresses in a circular plate cut radially. Using the theory of elastic dislocations, a stress system is determined which gives as the resultant over any terminal cross-section, a single force acting along the axis of the plate. If the pitch angle of the spring is neglected, the stresses in a helical spring are obtained. The deflection and stresses are evaluated in terms of the dimensions of the spring and compared with the results of other theories.

Copyright © 1975 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

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 Journal Articles
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