Distortion of Rectangular Tubes in Stretch Bending

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Hong Zhu, Kim A. Stelson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(4), 886-890 (Oct 23, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1511170 History: Received December 01, 1999; Revised July 01, 2001; Online October 23, 2002
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Rectangular thin-walled tube: (a) de-formed cross sections; (b) undeformed cross section
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Distorted part with bounded walls
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Comparison between theoretical values and the experimental data (Note: geometric parameter is λ in Eq. (4))



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