Modeling and Closed-Loop Control of Stretch Bending of Aluminum Rectangular Tubes

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Hong Zhu, Kim A. Stelson

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

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(1), 113-119 (Mar 04, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1536659 History: Received February 01, 2002; Revised July 01, 2002; Online March 04, 2003
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Rectangular thin-walled tube: (a) deformed tube; (b) cross-section of the tube
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Simplified two-flange model
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Strain history for “stretching-bending-stretching”
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Strain and stress distribution along height in the cross-section
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Effect of tension on springback



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