Numerical - Thickness of piston head, based on strength of piston

Q.  A piston has allowable tensile stress of 50 N/mm2 and has bore diameter 150 mm. Considering strength of piston, what will be the thickness of piston head if maximum pressure of 10 N/mm2 acts on it?
- Published on 18 Sep 15

a. 29 mm
b. 35 mm
c. 53 mm
d. Insufficient data

ANSWER: 29 mm


  • NIKHIL BHOSALE   -Posted on 25 Sep 20
    Thickness of piston head tc=D(3/16 *Pmax/Sd)^0.5
    So ans is 29

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