Finite Element Analysis of a Flexible Ferris Wheel
With ANSYS finite element analysis software, finite element method was used to analyze the flexible Ferris wheel in this paper. By obtaining stress and deformation of the structure strength and stiffness was calculated and assessed. Improvements were made on this basis to meet the design requirements. With stability and dynamic analysis structure has good global stability and the frequency spectrum of structure is dense and even distribution. The analysis procedure and results indicated in this paper can be used as a reference for the analysis and design of similar projects.
Shengyi Li, Yingchun Liu, Rongbo Zhu, Hongguang Li, Wensi Ding
G. M. You et al., "Finite Element Analysis of a Flexible Ferris Wheel", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 34-35, pp. 751-755, 2010