IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Sk. Rizvana, Dr. M. Sri Rama Murthy, D. SatyaNarayana , A. S. Ganapathi
In four wheelers, heavy weight trucks, railways automobiles the leaf spring is one of the main components and it provides a good suspension and it plays a vital role in automobile application. It carries lateral loads, brake torque, driving torque in addition to shock absorbing. The leaf spring assembly serves to absorb and store energy, and then to release. Leaf springs are made out of flat plates usually of semi-elliptical shape.