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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2021, Volume: 14, Issue: 18, Pages: 1452-1467

Original Article

Prediction of Anisotropic Elastoplastic Instability with Rice’s Criterion in Plane Compression

Received Date:21 January 2021, Accepted Date:17 April 2021, Published Date:19 May 2021


Objectives: The main objective of this work is the development of a mechanically coherent framework for the implementation of numerical simulation tools for sheet metal forming processes. The work at hand is part of a study of the mechanical behaviour of metallic materials subjected to large elastoplastic deformations during channel-die testing and a study of the mechanisms that limit their formability and cause their instability. We analyse the effect of induced rotation on the appearance of plastic instability predicted by Rice’s criterion. Methods: At the beginning, an adequate modelling of the mechanical behaviour of metals in large elasto-plastic deformations using the formalism in rotational referential is made. Then, a prediction of plastic instabilities is developed using Rice’s bifurcation criterion. Indeed, the integration of the law of anisotropic elastoplastic behaviour is presented in a three-dimensional kinematics framework in order to write the deformation tensor as a superior triangular matrix, with Hill’s anisotropic yielding function, using Runge Kutta’s method to integrate the obtained equations. Findings: we were able to show that Rice’s criterion can be used for any kind of material and that this criterion is effective in predicting what happens in metals. It predicts shear-band bifurcation in a continuous plastic medium. Hill’s criterion is suitable for what is weakly anisotropic. The model described above represents a good mathematical framework for analysing the behaviour of materials and plastic instability. Novelty: This study allows to apply Rice’s criterion in the case of a channel-die compression test, so as to locate plastic instability and see the appearance of shear bands for all types of materials; it demonstrates that the initial rotation of the material influences the appearance of shear-bands during a test simulating rolling.

Keywords: Elastoplastic; Large deformations; Anisotropy; Plastic instability; Localisation



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