IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 11, November 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Pilla. Anitha, V. Hari Shankar
Weight reduction is now the main issue in automobile industries. Weight reduction can be achieved primarily by the introduction of better material, design optimization and better manufacturing processes. The weight of the vehicle is going on increasing due to additional luxurious and safety features. Steering Knuckle is one of the critical components of vehicle which links suspension, steering system, wheel hub and brake to the chassis. It undergoes varying loads subjected to different conditions, while not affecting vehicle steering performance and other desired vehicle characteristics.