Peng, Z., Sheppard, T. and Velay, X., 2004. A discussion of the scaling effect in numerical simulation of the extrusion process. Materials Science and Technology, 20 (10), pp. 1335-1339.
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The main objective of the work of this paper is to study the possibility of using a small scale geometrical model in the numerical simulation of aluminium extrusion. The advantages and shortcomings of the application of the geometrically similar model in FEM simulation are discussed. Thermal – mechanical and metallurgical combined simulations are performed within two tests using geometrically similar models and assessment is made in terms of mechanical and material properties. It was found that small scale simulation could not reproduce most of the important forming parameters of the original process, although it could help to bring about significant savings in computation time.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Extrusion FEM Temperature Simulation|
|Subjects:||Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Metallurgy and Materials|
Technology > Manufacturing and Design > Design
|Group:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||04 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2014 15:39|
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