Finite Element Analysis of the Groove Pressing of Aluminum Alloy


In this paper, the finite element method was applied to analyze the deformation behavior of Al-1%Mg alloy during constrained groove pressing (CGP). Deformation inhomogeneity was studied in term of plastic strain distribution during deformation. It was found that after first pressing and flattening steps, the plastic strain is inhomogeneous but second pressing and flattening improve deformation distribution considerably. Also the regions between flat and inclined parts of sample receive less shear strain and consequently after four passes the deformation distribution is still inhomogeneous and doesn’t improve remarkably with more deformation steps.

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M. Ghazani and A. Vajd, "Finite Element Analysis of the Groove Pressing of Aluminum Alloy," Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2014, pp. 32-36. doi: 10.4236/mnsms.2014.41006.

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