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Modelling Techniques for Metal Forming Processes
Authors:   G. K. Lal, P. M. Dixit, N. Venkata Reddy

ISBN: 978-81-8487-119-7 
Publication Year:   2011
Pages:   232
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

MODELLING TECHNIQUES FOR METAL FORMING PROCESSES describes modelling techniques that are available for analyzing and understanding the mechanics involved in metal forming processes. The techniques covered are the uniform energy method, the slab method, the slip-line field technique, the upper-bound technique, the visioplasticity technique and the finite element method. These techniques are described in Chapters 3 to 8. The fundamentals of plasticity, particularly the yield criteria and associated flow rules, required for understanding these modelling techniques is covered in Chapter 2 after a brief introduction about the modelling techniques in Chapter 1.

Key Features

  • Examples in each chapter to illustrate the application of various techniques

Table of content

Process Modelling / Plasticity Fundamentals / Uniform Energy Method / Slab Method / Slip-line Field Technique / Upper Bound Technique / Visioplasticity Technique / Finite Element Method / Bibliography / Index.

Undergraduate - Postgraduate Students and Practicing Engineers