The Finite Element Analysis of FOPS for the Loader
The finite element analysis method of falling-object protective structure (FOPS) for the loader is presented in this paper. Taking FOPS for CL958 type loader as an example, this paper builds the analysis model in ANSYS, obtains the displacement of the load center and the maximum deformation of FOPS caused by the impact load and proves the safety by the drop test. It provides the theoretical basis and design principle for the optimization design and reliability design of FOPS for the loader.
X. Zhang et al., "The Finite Element Analysis of FOPS for the Loader", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 467-469, pp. 1616-1620, 2011