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Applied Metal Forming
Including FEM Analysis


  • Author: Henry S. Valberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
  • Date Published: March 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521518239

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  • Applied Metal Forming: Including FEM Analysis describes metal forming theory and how experimental techniques can be used to study any metal forming operation with great accuracy. For each primary class of processes, such as forging, rolling, extrusion, wiredrawing, and sheet-metal forming, it explains how FEA (Finite Element Analysis) can be applied with great precision to characterize the forming condition and in this way optimize the processes. FEA has made it possible to build very realistic FEM-models of any metal forming process, including complex three-dimensional forming operations, in which complex products are shaped by complex dies. Thus, using FEA it is now possible to visualize any metal forming process and to study strain, stresses, and other forming conditions inside the parts being manufactured as they develop throughout the process.

    • This book outlines metal forming theory and how experimental methods are utilized to understand how metal forming works
    • For each main process, such as forging, rolling, extrusion, wiredrawing, and sheet metal forming, it demonstrates how FEA (Finite Element Analysis) can accurately characterize the forming condition and therefore optimize the processes
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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521518239
    • length: 476 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 184 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.96kg
    • contains: 328 b/w illus. 9 tables 65 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Characteristics of metal forming
    2. Important metal forming processes
    3. FEM-analysis of metal forming
    4. Theory
    5. Reduction and proportion of plastic zone
    6. Deformations from velocity fields
    7. Technological tests and physical simulation
    8. Flow stress data
    9. Formability and workability
    10. Friction and friction models
    11. Thermal effects
    12. Experimental metal flow analysis
    13. Theoretical methods of analysis
    14. Finite element analysis
    15. FEM-analysis of technological tests
    16. Forging
    17. FEM-analysis of forging
    18. Extrusion
    19. FEM-analysis of extrusion
    20. Rolling
    21. FEM-analysis of rolling
    22. Drawing of wire, profiles and tubes
    23. FEM-analysis of wiredrawing
    24. Sheet-metal forming.

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    Henry S. Valberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Henry Valberg is a professor in the Department of Engineering Science and Materials at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He began his professional career as a metallurgist at LFK, the Royal Norwegian Airforce, and then at A/S Norsk Jernverk, Mo i Rana, and finally as a Research Scientist at SINTEF, Division of Materials and Processes, before joining the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) as a senior lecturer in 1984 and full professor in 1994. He was a visiting professor at Denmark's Technical University in 1997–98. Professor Valberg's main fields of research are materials, metal forming, experimental deformation analysis, and FE analysis. His work covers all main metal forming processes, including forging, rolling, extrusion, drawing, and sheet-metal forming. He is the author of more than 60 refereed journal articles and has supervised numerous graduate students. Valberg is currently a research manager for a forging project run by three Norwegian forging companies.

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