RESEARCH PAPERS: Stress, Reliability, and Design Factors

Allocation of Spring Tolerances

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A. C. Rao

Government Engineering College, Bilaspur (M.P) 495009 India

J. Vib., Acoust., Stress, and Reliab 106(4), 543-546 (Oct 01, 1984) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3269234 History: Received June 06, 1983; Online November 23, 2009


A rational method for allocating the tolerances on wire and coil sizes of helical springs is presented. Allocation of the tolerances on breadth, thickness, and length of a flat spring is also considered. Example problems are included and interesting conclusions are drawn.

Copyright © 1984 by ASME
Topics: Springs , Thickness , Wire
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