Heat Transfer Analysis of Medium-Size Crankshaft during Induction Heating

유도가열시 중형 크랭크샤프트의 열전달 해석

  • Park, Sang-Chul (Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Koje College)
  • 박상철 (거제대학교 조선해양공학과)
  • Received : 2013.06.17
  • Accepted : 2013.09.06
  • Published : 2013.09.30


This study was peformed to determine optimum induction heating conditions for a round bar of crankshaft. Four induction heating conditions were proposed and evaluated, employing numerical method, based on electromagnetic and sequential heat transfer analyses, resulting in optimum induction heating conditions which are finally proposed based on peak temperatures at heating zone and minimum temperature gradient through thickness of a round bar after 1 hour induction heating.


Crankshaft;Electromagnetic & Thermal Analyses;Induction Heating;Numerical Analysis


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