Finite Element Solution for Thermal Analysis of NiTiNOL-60 Ball Bearing

Karni Venkatesh, M Tech, Student, Kona Prasad
Ball bearing produce heat due to frictional forces and this causes the temperature to rise and induce thermal stresses in the bearing. Finite element method was used to investigative the thermal behaviour the ball bearing. Bearing was analyzed for the resulting thermal stresses and deformation and compares to the strength of the NiTinol-60 material used for construction of ball bearing. the stresses were found to be in the safe resigon.