A review on modelling techniques for formability prediction of sheet metal forming

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Title: A review on modelling techniques for formability prediction of sheet metal forming
Authors: Zhang, R
Shao, Z
Lin, J
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: With an increasing demand for lightweight design of vehicles in automotive and aircraft industries, sheet metals with low density and high strength have been widely and intensively used in forming lightweight structural panel components. Formability is a critical material property in describing deformation ability of sheet metals, and it is usually evaluated by a forming limit diagram (FLD) determined at various forming conditions. FLDs for metallic material are usually obtained experimentally, which is time-consuming and costly. Numbers of theoretical and numerical models have been developed and used to predict the formability of sheet metals. These modelling techniques are primarily developed based on bifurcation theory, geometrical imperfection theory and continuum damage mechanics. This paper covers a comprehensive review of modelling methods used for the formability prediction of lightweight materials for sheet metal forming applications.
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2018
Date of Acceptance: 26-Jun-2018
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/61640
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlmm.2018.06.003
ISSN: 2588-8404
Publisher: Elsevier
Start Page: 115
End Page: 125
Journal / Book Title: International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture
Volume: 1
Issue: 3
Copyright Statement: © 2018 The Authors. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
Publication Status: Published
Online Publication Date: 2018-06-30
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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