Design of LPDC Process for Thin-Walled Casting Based on Numerical Simulation


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The LPDC process parameters of A356 thin-walled aluminum alloy were designed based on numerical simulation by precisely setting the thermal boundary conditions. By applying the designed process parameters, a sound casting with 300mm in length, 100mm in width and 1.5mm in thickness was successfully prepared. The results indicate the numerical simulation technology is an effective tool for designing casting process and reducing the manufacturing cost.



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Xianghua Liu, Zhenhua Bai, Yuanhua Shuang, Cunlong Zhou and Jian Shao




L. Q. Zhang and R. J. Wang, "Design of LPDC Process for Thin-Walled Casting Based on Numerical Simulation", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 217-219, pp. 1786-1790, 2012

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November 2012




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