leaf spring


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leaf spring

n
1. (General Engineering) one of a number of metal strips bracketed together in length to form a compound spring
2. (General Engineering) the compound spring so formed

leaf′ spring`


n.
a long, narrow, multiple spring composed of several layers of spring metal.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.leaf spring - long narrow spring consisting of several layers of metal springs bracketed together
spring - a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
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Leaf spring assemblies having multiple plates stacked on one another provide additional strength, but lack flexibility and increase the overall weight of the car.
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The design of composite springs has already been dealt with in several works: Beardmore [2] or Morris [3] were dealt with a design composite leaf spring for private cars; Daugherty [4] was dealt with using a composite leaf spring for trucks; Krall [5] was dealt with investigation of the dynamic behaviour of the composite leaf springs and Mahdi [6] and Talib [7] were dealt with very similar solution with elliptic springs for vehicle suspension.
This type of leaf spring has many advantages, such as lightness of weight; mono-leaf springs have been applied in car parts.
For the assessment of experimental fatigue life, a full scale leaf spring testing machine is required.
If one or both do not respond or responds by jumping around, you probably have a bad or broken leaf spring or one that has moved out of position.
In this paper, a leaf spring is used instead of the beam, and to obtain the ability to control the deflection at the end point of leaf spring, an active variable stiffness serial configuration is designed, as shown in Fig.
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This stage is a bit trickier than removal was, because you'll need to position the axle properly under the new leaf spring, jack the axle into position and secure it in place.
I think I can get the old leaf spring out without damaging it.