3-D Finite Element Mesh Generation of Tires Considering Detailed Tread Pattern

상세 트레드 패턴을 반영한 3차원 타이어 유한요소 격자 생성

  • 조진래 (부산대학교 기계기술연구소) ;
  • 김기환 (부산대학교대학원 기계설계공학과) ;
  • 홍상일 (부산대학교대학원 기계설계공학과) ;
  • 김남전 ((주)금호산업 타이어사업부 특성연구팀) ;
  • 김기운 ((주)금호산업 타이어사업부 특성연구팀)
  • Published : 2003.10.01


Being contacted directly with. ground, the tire tread part is in shape of complex patterns of variable ASDs(anti-skid depth) to satisfy various tire performances. However, owing to the painstaking mesh generation job and the extremely long CPU-time, conventional 3-D tire analyses have been performed by either neglecting tread pattern or modeling circumferential grooves only. As a result, such simplified analysis models lead to considerably poor numerical expectations. This paper addresses the development of a 3-D tire mesh generation considering the detailed tread pattern and shows that the contact pressure and frictional energy distribution of tires considering the detailed pattern become better than those by the simplified tire model.


Tire;FE Mesh;Detailed Tread Pattern;ASD(Anti-Skid Depth);Groove;Case;Contact Pressure;Frictional Energy Intensity


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