Shape Prediction and Improvement for Expansion of Non-Round Tubes

Funding: ReCIMP
Contact: Dr.-Ing. Till Clausmeyer

The increasing variety of model variants of automobile manufacturers leads to a large number of different exhaust systems.

Model Integration for Process Simulation

Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Project: SFB/TRR 188 • Subproject S01
Contact: Alexander Schowtjak M. Sc.

Numerical simulations are used to optimally design forming processes in the SFB/TRR 188.

Novel In-Plane Torsion Specimen for the Characterization of Damage and Hardening

Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Project: TE 508/65-1
Contact: Heinrich Traphöner M. Sc.

Shear tests as well as the in-plane torsion test show a concentration of strain in a narrow range of the specimen.

Analysis of Strain-Path Dependent Damage and Microstructure Development for the Numerical Design of Sheet Bulk Metal Forming Processes

Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Project: SFB/TR 73 • Subproject C4
Contact: Florian Gutknecht M. Sc.

Sheet metal forming involves the application of bulk forming techniques to sheet metal and sheet metal components.