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Metal Inelasticity in Abaqus
Properly modeling the inelastic behavior of materials is very important when evaluating the performance of a design in critical loading situations. This seminar provides a brief overview of the inelastic behavior observed in metals and the basic concepts of plasticity theory. The primary objective of the seminar is to show Abaqus users how to model:
Metals that show inelastic work hardening
The Bauschinger effect
"Ratchetting" and relaxation of the mean stress under cyclic loading
Strain-rate-dependent inelastic behavior
Heat generated by plastic deformation
Ductile failure of metallic materials
Plastic behavior in porous and brittle (cast iron) metals
Creep behavior in metals
A combination of examples and workshops is used to demonstrate the material models that can simulate these effects and the type of experimental data necessary to calibrate them. The assumptions and limitations of the various plasticity and creep models are also discussed.
Who Should Attend
This course is recommended for engineers with experience using Abaqus.
The overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.