Towards processing of multilayered metallic materials – constrained compression testing

Towards processing of multilayered metallic materials – constrained compression testing

Szymon Bajda, Michal Krzyzanowski, Marcin Kwiecień, Janusz Majta, Łukasz Lisiecki, Jakub Sroka

AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science, Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland.



The complex analysis of the interface behaviour has been performed during constrained compression testing of 316L steel plates as a way towards processing of the multilayered metallic materials. The approach is based on a combination of experiments under appropriate operating conditions and computer modelling based on finite element (FE) methodology for interpretation of the test results. Multilayered metallic structure was successfully obtained using the applied constrained compression testing technique. The specially designed die and compression specimens allowed for joining of the steel plates together even at room temperatures. The performed numerical analysis using the ABAQUS/Standard FE software revealed the strain and stress localisation areas within the multilayered structure among other features that are described in the paper. The results are in agreement with experimental observations.

Cite as:

Bajda, S., Krzyzanowski, M., Kwiecień, M., Majta, J., Lisiecki, Ł., Sroka, J. (2016). Towards processing of multilayered metallic materials – constrained compression testing. Computer Methods in Materials Science, 16(2), 76 – 86.

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Multilayered metallic materials, Constrained compression test, Numerical modelling, 316L stainless steel, Stress and strain distribution


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