Title: Methodology for Press Forming Simulation of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite
Authors: Fabio Bressan, Bob Jovas, Timothy Luchini, Alejandro Rodriguez, Scott Rogers, Richard Russell and Gail Hahn
Abstract: Numerical simulation is a powerful tool in manufacturing since it provides a lower cost and faster analysis than actual trial-and-error testing. Press forming manufacturing simulation can be realized with many different system configurations including different boundary conditions and material set up. This work presents numerical analysis, advanced material card development and validation of a real component manufactured through press forming using thermoset prepreg material. The simulation was performed with an explicit numerical code and is visually correlated with a final experimental results.
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Publication Date: 2020/06/01
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