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See detailNumerical Simulation of Lubricated Contact between Solids in Metal Forming Processes using the Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Formulation
Boman, Romain ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Simulation of Material Processing: Theory, Methods and Application: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference NUMIFORM 2001 (2001, June)

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See detailNumerical Simulation of Lubricated Contact in Rolling Processes
Boman, Romain ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Journal of Materials Processing Technology (2002), 125-126

In this paper, the lubrication problem in numerical simulation of rolling process is presented. In this case, the recent and complex model of Marsault for the solution of the mixed lubrication regime has ... [more ▼]

In this paper, the lubrication problem in numerical simulation of rolling process is presented. In this case, the recent and complex model of Marsault for the solution of the mixed lubrication regime has been implemented and tested. This model requires the use of the finite difference method to work properly. We will discuss the advantages and the difficulties encountered when trying to solve the same problem with the finite element method in a general frame. Finally, a finite element formulation for the solution of the time-dependent Reynolds' equation coupled with the deformation of the workpiece is proposed. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailNumerical simulation of materials submitted to high strain rates. A thermomechanical coupled approach
Jeunechamps, Pierre-Paul ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Int. Conf. on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, COUPLED PROBLEMS 2007 (2007)

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See detailNumerical simulation of metal forming processes.
Grober, Henri; Cescotto, Serge ULg; Charlier, Robert ULg et al

in Proc. Int. Conf. on Nonlinear Mechanics (1985, October)

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See detailNumerical simulation of NO formation in cement rotary kiln
Wang, Shijie; Lu, Jidong; Li, Weijie et al

in Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering(China) (2006), 57(11), 2631-2637

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See detailNumerical simulation of non lethal projectiles on human thorax
Nsiampa Ndompetelo, ULg; Robbe, Cyril ULg; Papy, Alexandre

in Ballistics 2011: 26th International Symposium (2011, September 11)

These last decades have seen the development of a new type of weapons, the non lethal weapons. Unlike the conventional weapons which may cause severe or fatal injuries and whose injury mechanisms are well ... [more ▼]

These last decades have seen the development of a new type of weapons, the non lethal weapons. Unlike the conventional weapons which may cause severe or fatal injuries and whose injury mechanisms are well documented, the non lethal weapons are designed for temporary incapacitation with reversible consequences or minor damage to the human body. They try therefore to fill the gap wherever the use of excessive forces or conventional weapons is not necessary. There are various non lethal technologies but here we will focus on non lethal kinetic energy weapons (NLKEW). The non penetrating characteristics of non lethal projectiles lead to different injury mechanisms to those related to conventional lethal projectiles. In order to better understand these effects and assess the injury severity, experiments are carried out on Post Mortem Human Surrogates (PMHS), animals and mechanical anthropomorphic systems. Nevertheless nowadays with the development of high performance computing systems, numerical simulations based on finite element method are increasingly used because of their cost-effectiveness, their predictive capabilities and their adaptability (for example the possibility of adapting the geometry to take into account various morphologies, …). Physical injury is a consequence of the interaction between the human body and the projectile. To assess the severity of injury, injury criteria are defined. The most used criterion on the assessment of the thorax injury is the maximum viscous criterion. Because of the human body complexity, reliable information on injury mechanisms and tolerance level to the impact of non lethal projectiles is limited. The major challenge in the numerical simulations is the human tissue material model as human tissue responses to impacts are various and complex. As a consequence, models which are biofidelic to the human living tissues are a key issue. To investigate and predict the human thorax response to the impact of the usual non lethal kinetic projectiles (like the FN303, the 40mm COUGAR), a finite element thorax model has been developed from thorax CT-scan images and the projectile FN303 was used. The model was validated by using results (force-time and deflection-time characteristics of the thorax) from experiments on PHMS published in the litterature. Two types of projectiles made of polyvinyl chloride cylinder with 37 mm diameter and respectively 28.5 mm and 100 mm long were used and the human tissue material models were found in open litterature. [less ▲]

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See detailNumerical simulation of nonlinear mechanical problems using Metafor
Boman, Romain ULg

Scientific conference (2014, May 16)

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See detailNumerical simulation of P-OLEDs
Nguyen, Ngoc Duy ULg

Report (2012)

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See detailNumerical simulation of peri-implant tissue differentiation in a bone chamber
Geris, Liesbet ULg; Van Oosterwyck, Hans; Andreykiv, A. et al

in European Cells and Materials (2003), 5(2), 16-17

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See detailNumerical simulation of semi-solid thixoforming
Koeune, Roxane ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Int. Conf. on Computational Plasticity, COMPLAS IX (2007)

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See detailNumerical simulation of shock-absorber devices for crashworthiness : explicit vs implicit formulation
Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg; Graillet, D.

in 32nd ISATA, International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation, special session on Automotive Crashworthiness, paper 99 SF004 (1999, June)

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See detailNumerical Simulation of Springback in Sheet Metal Forming
Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg; Papeleux, Luc ULg; GOHY, S. et al

in Proceedings of ECCOMAS 2000/COMPLAS VI, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (2000)

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See detailNumerical Simulation of Springback in Sheet Metal Forming Using Linear Shell Elements
Papeleux, Luc ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg; GOHY, S. et al

in Proceedings of IASS-IACM 2000, Fourth International Colloquium on Computation of Shell and Spatial Structure (2000)

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See detailNumerical Simulation of Springback in Sheet Metal Forming Using Shell Elements
Papeleux, Luc ULg; GOHY, S.; COLLARD, X. et al

in Proceedings of the Fifth National Belgian Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2000)

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See detailNumerical simulation of springback using enhanced assumed strain elements
Bui, Q. V.; Papeleux, Luc ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Journal of Materials Processing Technology (2004), 153(1), 314-318

The quality of springback prediction for a sheet metal forming process depends on a precise estimate of the elasto-plastic stress distribution throughout the metal sheet. The use of low-order conventional ... [more ▼]

The quality of springback prediction for a sheet metal forming process depends on a precise estimate of the elasto-plastic stress distribution throughout the metal sheet. The use of low-order conventional finite elements may be, without any proper treatment, responsible for low quality prediction because of volumetric and shear lockings. In this study, the enhanced assumed strain technique will be exploited for locking removal. The quality of the numerical simulation is evaluated through a comparison with other popular techniques like selective and uniform reduced integration. In contrast to the latter, and thanks to a full numerical integration scheme, the enhanced assumed strain element is very efficient in accurately capturing the development of plastic flow. This enables a reliable prediction of springback even with a rather coarse mesh. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailNumerical simulation of Springback using enhanced assumed strain elements
BUI, Q. V.; Papeleux, Luc ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Proceedings of AMPT 2003, Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (2003)

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See detailNumerical Simulation of Stationary Roll Forming using ALE formalism
Boman, Romain ULg; Ponthot, Jean-Philippe ULg

in Oñate, E.; Owen, D. R. J.; Peric, D. (Eds.) et al Computational Plasticity XI - Fundamentals and Applications (2011, September)

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See detailNumerical simulation of T-bend of multilayer coated metal sheet using solid-shell element
Ben Bettaieb, Amine ULg; Tuninetti Vásquez, Victor ULg; Duchene, Laurent ULg

in Steel Research International (2012)

The main aim of this paper is to model the T-bend test performed on multilayer coated metal sheets in order to measure the coating flexibility. Because of important uses of polymer coatings in many ... [more ▼]

The main aim of this paper is to model the T-bend test performed on multilayer coated metal sheets in order to measure the coating flexibility. Because of important uses of polymer coatings in many industrial applications and higher requirement on the quality of products, an accurate modeling of the T-bend process is therefore essential. During the modeling with the finite element method, the large thickness ratio between the different layers is likely to produce elements with an unfavorable aspect ratio. Therefore, to avoid obtaining inaccurate results linked to the shape of the elements, solid-shell elements are used in this study. These elements are based on the Enhanced Assumed Strain (EAS) technique and the Assumed Natural Strain (ANS) technique. These techniques permit to avoid locking problems even in very bad conditions (nearly incompressible materials, very thin elements conducting to large aspect ratios, distorted element geometry…). The EAS technique artificially introduces additional degrees of freedom (DOFs) to the element. They permit to increase the flexibility of the element which is very efficient for several locking issues. On the other hand, the ANS technique modifies the interpolation scheme for particular strain components. The ANS technique proved to eliminate the transverse shear locking from the element in bending dominated situations. Besides, a numerical integration scheme dedicated to Solid-Shell elements was implemented. It uses a user-defined number of integration points along the thickness direction, which permits to increase the element accuracy with a mesh containing a reduced number of elements along the thickness direction. The results obtained from numerical simulations are compared with some analytical results in order to check the strain predicted in the coated layer by FEM. This information helps to investigate the coating layer ductility in the real process. [less ▲]

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