Folding Umbrella Framework Destruction Force Analysis Based on Virtual Prototype


Article Preview

Failure analysis is important for the safety design of the folding umbrella. The failure point is found on certain location after large amount of samples statistics. In order to verify this problem, apply SolidWorks to finish the umbrella framework model, import the model into ADAMS. Then the experiment is conducted, the push force on the umbrella piston which adds to the mechanical model is measured through Gravity Sensor. The dynamic simulation of umbrella framework is discussed by using ADAMS. The simulation result shows the failure point we found is accurate. Since the destructive force on umbrella is diversity and uncertainty, further studies are necessary for this subject.



Edited by:

Honghua Tan






Q. H. Song et al., "Folding Umbrella Framework Destruction Force Analysis Based on Virtual Prototype", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 138-139, pp. 234-239, 2012

Online since:

November 2011




[1] YANG Ke-zheng, in: Machinery Design(the 5th model), edited by Higher Education Press, China (2006), in press.

[2] LIU Guo-liang, in: SolidWorks2007 Bible, edited by Publishing House of Electronics Industry, China (2007), in press.

[3] ZHENG Jian-rong, in: Crossing and Building of ADAMS Virtual Prototype Technology, edited by China Machine Press, China (2006), in press.

[4] LI JU, in: Examples Course of ADAMS, edited by Beijing Institute of Technology Press, China (2002), in press.

[5] SHI Bo-qiang, in: ADAMS Foundation and Project Model Course, edited by China Railway Publishing House, China (2007), in press.

In order to see related information, you need to Login.