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Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis for the Stamping of a Motorcycle Oil Tank

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Fuh-Kuo Chen, Bai-Hong Chiang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 120(4), 770-773 (Nov 01, 1998) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2830218 History: Received February 01, 1996; Revised September 01, 1997; Online January 23, 2008

Abstract

The three-dimensional finite element analysis was performed to determine an optimum die design and the corresponding sheet-blank shape for stamping a part of motorcycle oil tank. To save the computation time, an equivalent drawbead model was adopted to replace the actual drawbead shape in the finite element simulations. The forming limit diagram constructed from stretching tests was also used in conjunction with the finite element results to predict the occurrence of fracture. The optimum die design and the corresponding sheet-blank shape obtained from the finite element analysis was validated by the achievement of defect-free production panels. The advantage of using the finite element analysis for the stamping die design was thereby confirmed.

Copyright © 1998 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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