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# Gas Strut Force Calculation

## Platform Weight (G) -Kg

Horizontal distance between Hinge point S & CG (A) - mm
Perpendicular distance between gas spring and hinge point S (K)- mm
Force of the gas spring considering FOS for Two Gas strut (F)- N
Force of the gas spring considering FOS for Single Gas strut (F1)- N

71.6

500
88.4
202.9
2397
1198.5

## Centre of gravity of the Platform (CG)

Hinge point of platform
(S)
Point of force of the spring on the fixed object
Max. typical stroke (X) - mm
FOS = 10 %

(O)

## ty of the Platform (CG)

platform
(S)
f the spring on the fixed object
oke (X) - mm

(O)

Gas Strut F

Sr. No.

Platform Weight
(G)

Horizontal distance
between Hinge point S &
CG
(A)

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
15
15

Kg
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500
500

mm
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8
55.8

## Force of Gas Spring (Single Gas Strut)

20000
15000
Force of Gas Spring Single Gas Strut
(F1) -Kg

10000

Force of G

5000
0

## Gas Strut Force Matrix

Perpendicular distance between
gas spring and hinge point S
(K)

## Force of the gas spring

considering FOS
for Two Gas Strut
(F)

spring
for Single Gas
Strut (F1)

mm
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
110
120
130
140
150

N
30690
15345
10230
7673
6138
5115
4385
3837
3410
3069
2790
2558
2361
2193
2046

N
15345
7672.5
5115
3836.5
3069
2557.5
2192.5
1918.5
1705
1534.5
1395
1279
1180.5
1096.5
1023

Gas Strut
100
80
60

40
20
0

331/67624

10

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

10

GASSTRUT:1200N
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50

11/8/2015

## Gas strut Angle with Extended Length

horizontal for (250 mm (250 mm Solid
Solid length)
length)
degree
74.5
76.1
77.5
78.9
80.3
81.5
82.7
83.9
85
86
87
88
88.9
91.7
90.6

mm
211.8
217.7
223.7
229.9
236.2
242.7
249.4
256.2
263.2
270.3
277.5
284.9
292.5
310.5
307.9

## Centre of gravity of the Platform (CG)

Hinge point of platform
(S)
Point of force of the spring on the fixed obje
Max. typical stroke (X) - mm
FOS = 10 %

For 250mm
Solid length
of Gas strut

## Gas Strut Angle

60

70

80

90

Extended Length - mm

## 100 110 120 130 140 150

Perpendicular dist

STRUT

35
30
25
20
15
10
5

M8

m
m
mm

## ity of the Platform (CG)

platform
(S)
of the spring on the fixed object
roke (X) - mm

(O)

Extended Length

Extended Length - mm

350
300
250
200
150
100
50
0

For 250mm
Solid length
of Gas strut
Extended Length Required for 60
Degree

1200.00

385.00m
135.00m
Strut(plain
10.00mm
20.00mm 23.00mm
m
m
&gas)

5390

## Platform Weight (G) -Kg

Horizontal distance between Hinge point S & CG (A) - mm
Perpendicular distance between Ram and hinge point S (K)- mm
Force considering FOS for Ram (F)- N

500
55.8
105.3
2915

CG

A
S
K
O

## Centre of gravity of the Platform

(CG)
Hinge point of platform
(S)
Point of force of RAM on the fixed object (O)
FOS = 10 %

## Enter value & click on calculate. Result will disoplayed.

1 lbs = 0.45359237 kgs
1 Bore Of a Cylinder (b):
2 Pound per Square Inch (PSI)
3 Diameter of a Rod (d)

45
260
25.4

Results:
1 Push Of a Hydraulic Cylinder:

641
291
2 Pull Of a Hydraulic Cylinder:

437
199

Cylinder
Pressure

isoplayed.

b
mm
PSI
mm

lbs
Kgs

lbs
Kgs

## Force on Anti Vibrating Mount

609

391

mm

97 Kg

500
mm

CG

97 Kg

AVM Mounting
Result: Force on Mounting

ting Mount
mm
153 Kg

688
mm

500 Kg

153 Kg

## Maximum force on AVM (F)

1530

Height of Rubber (h)
Shore hardness
Young's Modulus or Elasticity Modulus ( E)

39.5
2600
55
2.966

mm
mm^2
SH
N/mm2

Results
Deformation under Compression

7.8

mm

Conclusion
Applicable up to (e =0.2h)

7.9

mm

Ref-https://en.wikipedia.or

## AVM can be use for Above load

Transmissibility of AVM
Engine RPM
Actual Static Deflection (T)
Forcing Frequency (f)
Natural Frequency (f0)
Transmissibility
Transmissibility
Efficiency of System

2200
rpm
6
mm
36.666667 Hz
6.45
Hz
0.0319
3.1
%
96.9
%

Ref- http://www.easyflex.in/pdff/latest/Intro%20to%20Anti%20Vibration%20Mounts.pdf

pression

ef-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shore_durometer

%20Mounts.pdf

X
Y
Z

below AVM
Above AVM
4.22
0.13
6.34
0.2
4.7
0.15

## Helical Compression Spring design

Calculation Units

Input parameters
Wire diameter (d)
Spring mean diameter (D)
Free length (L)
Number of turns (N)
End Type

Material Properties
Torsional modulus of elasticity (G)

Force data
Force (P)

Spring Parameters
No. of active turns (na)
No. of inactive turns (ni)
Solid length (Ls)
Active length (La)
Inctive length (Li)
Outer dia of coil (Do)
Inner dia of coil (Di)

Spring strength
Spring index (c )
Torsional stress due to the load P (t)
Wahl factor (Kw)
Maximum shearing stress (smax)

## Spring deflection characteristics

Spring Deflection ()
Spring rate / stiffness (k)
Force required to close the spring (Fs)

## sion Spring design

SI (mm)

8
50
80
5
Plain ground

2.07E+05

500

5
0
40
80
0
58
42

6.25
124.34
1.24
154.1816

2.95
169.4
6776

mm
mm
mm

N/mm2

mm
mm
mm
mm
mm

N/mm2
N/mm2

mm
N/mm
N

Fs=

Operato
Inputs
Platform Opening Angle
Total Weight of OP
Horizontal Distance of CG from Pivot in Open condition
Horizontal C-C Distance between Hinge & pivot
Vertical c-c distance between hinge & pivot
Angle of gas strut with horizontal
No of Pivot
Dia of pivot pin (d)
Length of pivot pin
No of mounting bracket flanges
Pivot plate thickness
Mounting bracket flange thickness
Outer dia of pivot plate (D)
Thickness of pivot pin (t)
Outer dia of mounting bracket (D)
Thickness of pivot pin (t1)
FOS
Material Properties
Ultimate strength
Shearing strength

## Operator Platform Pivot Design

Results
60
500
88
444
109
91.7
2
25
55
2
20
10
67
20
67
10
2

410
210

Degree
Kg
mm
mm
mm
Degree
Nos.
mm
mm
Nos.
mm
mm
mm
mm
mm
mm

N/mm2
N/mm2

Forces
Force Acting on Each Pivot
Force required by gas strut
Permissible stresses
Permissible tensile stress (t)
Permissible compressive stress (c)
Permissible shearing stress (s)
Pin Design
Double shear
Pin dia. - design
Pin Dia (d)
Bending of pin
Bending stress exerted
Pivot plate design
Under tension
Outer Dia of pivot plate- design
Outer Dia of pivot plate (D)
Under comression
Thickness of pivot pin -design
Thickness of pivot pin (t)
Mtg Bkt design
Thickness of pivot pin (t1)

65
637.43
188.59

Kg
N
N

205
205
105

N/mm2
N/mm2
N/mm2

2.1
25

mm
mm

N/mm2

25.16
67

mm
mm

0.12
20

mm
mm

10

mm

1.61