Process Integration of Fatigue Analysis for Welded Bogie Frames

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The automation of fatigue durability analysis for welded bogie frames according to the UIC-code is proposed by using the ModelCenter, which enables several tools used in fatigue durability analysis to be integrated, i.e. I-DEAS, ANSYS and BFAP, and an iterative analysis of geometrical changes in transom support bracket to be performed. In additions wrapping programs to control I/O-data and interfaces of these tools were developed. The developed automation technique brings not only a significant decrease in man-hour required for durability analysis, but also provides a platform for multidisciplinary engineering activities.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

Edited by:

Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi

Pages:

624-627

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.321-323.624

Citation:

S. H. Han et al., "Process Integration of Fatigue Analysis for Welded Bogie Frames", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 624-627, 2006

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October 2006

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