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Title: Response Surface Method for the Rapid Design of Process Parameters in Tube Hydroforming

Abstract

This paper deals with the optimization of tube hydroforming parameters in order reduce defects which may occur at the end of forming process such as necking and wrinkling. We propose a specific methodology based on the coupling between an inverse method for the rapid simulation of tube hydroforming process, and a Response Surface Method based on diffuse approximation. The response surfaces are built using Moving Least Squares approximations and constructed within a moving region of interest which moves across a predefined discrete grid of authorized experimental designs. An application of hydroforming of a bulge from aluminium alloy 6061-T6 tubing has been utilized to validate our methodology. The final design is validated with ABAQUS Explicit Dynamic commercial code.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Universite Mohamed Khider, B.P. 145, 07000 Biskra, Algerie (Algeria)
  2. Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, BP. 20529 - 60205, Compiegne (France)
  3. Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, 29 Boulevard J.F. Kennedy L1855 (Luxembourg)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21061715
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 908; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: NUMIFORM 2007: 9. international conference on numerical methods in industrial forming processes, Porto (Portugal), 17-21 Jun 2007; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2740853; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; A CODES; ALUMINIUM ALLOYS; APPROXIMATIONS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; LEAST SQUARE FIT; MATERIALS WORKING; NUMERICAL ANALYSIS; OPTIMIZATION; SURFACES; TUBES

Citation Formats

Chebbah, M. S., Hecini, M., Naceur, H., and Belouettar, S. Response Surface Method for the Rapid Design of Process Parameters in Tube Hydroforming. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2740853.
Chebbah, M. S., Hecini, M., Naceur, H., & Belouettar, S. Response Surface Method for the Rapid Design of Process Parameters in Tube Hydroforming. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2740853.
Chebbah, M. S., Hecini, M., Naceur, H., and Belouettar, S. Thu . "Response Surface Method for the Rapid Design of Process Parameters in Tube Hydroforming". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2740853.
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title = {Response Surface Method for the Rapid Design of Process Parameters in Tube Hydroforming},
author = {Chebbah, M. S. and Hecini, M. and Naceur, H. and Belouettar, S.},
abstractNote = {This paper deals with the optimization of tube hydroforming parameters in order reduce defects which may occur at the end of forming process such as necking and wrinkling. We propose a specific methodology based on the coupling between an inverse method for the rapid simulation of tube hydroforming process, and a Response Surface Method based on diffuse approximation. The response surfaces are built using Moving Least Squares approximations and constructed within a moving region of interest which moves across a predefined discrete grid of authorized experimental designs. An application of hydroforming of a bulge from aluminium alloy 6061-T6 tubing has been utilized to validate our methodology. The final design is validated with ABAQUS Explicit Dynamic commercial code.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2740853},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 908,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu May 17 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Thu May 17 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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