Application of FEM Simulation and Abductive Network to Predict the Springback of U-Shaped Bending Process with Counter Force


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This study applies the finite element method (FEM) in con-junction with an abductive network to predict springback’s angle during the U-shaped bending process with counter force. To verify the prediction of FEM simulation for springback, the experimental data are compared with the results of current simulation. Bending force, effective stress distribution and springback are investigated for different process parameters, such as profile radius of die, blank holder force and counter force of U-shaped bending process, by finite element analysis. The abductive network is then utilized to synthesize the data sets obtained from numerical simulations. Finally, prediction model is established for predicting springback’s angle under a suitable range of process parameters.



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Zone-Ching Lin, You-Min Huang, Chao-Chang Arthur Chen and Liang-Kuang Chen




T. S. Yang et al., "Application of FEM Simulation and Abductive Network to Predict the Springback of U-Shaped Bending Process with Counter Force", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 579, pp. 32-41, 2012

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October 2012




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