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Modelling Aspects in Accumulative Roll Bonding process by Explicit Finite Element Analysis

  • Autori: Fratini, L.; Merklein, M.; Boehm, W.; Campanella, D.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2013
  • Tipologia: Capitolo o Saggio (Capitolo o saggio)
  • Parole Chiave: Accumulative Roll Bonding, Aluminum alloy, Material properties, Explicit finite element analysis
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Accumulative Roll-Bonding (ARB) process is a severe plastic deformation (SPD) process, capable of developing grains below 1 μm in diameter and improving mechanical properties of the material. In this study, the authors compared two different FE-codes with respect of its applicability for numerical analysis of the ARB process. Modelling this process was achieved using the explicit code for Abaqus/CAE both in 2D and 3D. The proposed model was used to assess the impact of ARB cycles on the final material properties. The numerical results in 2D and 3D were compared and contrasted. The research work presented in this paper is focused on the simulation optimization based on CPU time minimization. The numerical simulations were also validated through a comparison with the experimental results.