Numerical analysis of damage during hot forming

Numerical analysis of damage during hot forming

Joanna Szyndler, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Junaid Afzal, Markus Bambach

1Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 17, D-03046 Cottbus, Germany.

2AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland.



The main aim of the presented research is the analysis of damage evolution in 16MnCrS5 steelduring hot formingbased on results obtained from finite element modelling. Particular attention is put on the interaction between dynamic recrystallization (DRX) and damage initiation at the matrix-inclusion interface. Moreover, a modified Gurson-Tvergaard-Needleman (GTN) model is proposed with the nucleation criterion taken from an extended Horstemeyer model, which predicts damage nucleation based on material softening due to the DRX and stress state in the material.

Cite as:

Szyndler, J., Imran, M., Afzal, M., Bambach, M. (2018). Numerical analysis of damage during hot forming. Computer Methods in Materials Science, 18(3), 107 – 114.

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Damage, Dynamic recrystallization, Void nucleation, Numerical modelling


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