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Title: Study on hydroforming of pre-bent tubes
Authors: Yeong-Maw, Hwang
Kuo-Hsing, Wang
Yi-Kai, Lin
Keywords: Tube hydroforming;Pre-bent tubes;Finite element analysis
Issue Date: 27-Feb-2012
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
???metadata.dc.publisher.department???: Pusat Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekatronik
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering 2012 (ICADME 2012)
Abstract: Tubes with various shapes and cross-sections are widely applied to pipe fitting, automobile and bicycle industries. In this paper, FE simulations of tube hydrofroming of pre-bent tubes are conducted. Carbon steel and pure copper are used as the tube materials. The effects of the loading paths on the formability, thickness distribution and corner radius of the products are discussed. Hydroforming experiments of pre-bent carbon steel and copper tubes are also conducted using a selfdeveloped hydraulic machine. From the comparisons of the thickness distributions and filling-up extent at the die corners, the numerical models and the designed loading paths are validated.
Description: International Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering 2012 (ICADME 2012) organized by School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 27th - 28th Februari 2012 at Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/19491
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