Metal Forming and the Finite-Element Method by Shiro KobayashiMetal Forming and the Finite-Element Method by Shiro Kobayashi

Metal Forming and the Finite-Element Method

byShiro Kobayashi, Soo-Ik Oh, Taylan Altan

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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The application of computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques is becoming essential in modern metal-forming technology. Thus process modeling for the determination of deformation mechanics has been a major concern in research . In light of these developments, the finite elementmethod--a technique by which an object is decomposed into pieces and treated as isolated, interacting sections--has steadily assumed increased importance. This volume addresses advances in modern metal-forming technology, computer-aided design and engineering, and the finite element method.

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Shiro Kobayashi is at University of California, Berkeley.

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Title:Metal Forming and the Finite-Element MethodFormat:HardcoverDimensions:402 pages, 9.41 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195044029

ISBN - 13:9780195044027

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Metal Forming Process3. Analysis and Technology in Metal Forming4. Plasticity and Viscoplasticity5. Methods of Analysis6. The Finite Element Method--Part I7. The Finite Element Method--Part II8. Plane-Strain Problems9. Axisymmetric Isothermal Forging10. Steady State Processes of Extrusion and Drawing11. Sheet Metal Forming12. Thermo-Viscoplastic Analysis13. Compaction and Forging of Porous Metals14. Three Dimensional Problems15. Preform Design in Metal Forming16. Solid Formulation, Comparison of Two Formulations, and Concluding Remarks

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"The volume is remarkable on many counts. It is an extremely well-researched and well-presented first book on the subject. Current, exhaustive literature survey is evident in each chapter. Graduate and research students in the field of metal forming would find this a most useful book. For theclarity of its presentation, practicing engineers interested in applying FEM to metal-forming processes and design will benefit from this volume." --Journal of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society