MSA  Vol.9 No.4 , April 2018
Improved Approach to Determine the Material Parameters for a Combined Hardening Model
Abstract: For the simulation of isothermal mechanically loaded components, it is indispensable to have a material model, which describes the material behavior very accurately. In this case, a combined hardening model was chosen in order to reflect the prevalent deformation behavior. The combined hardening model enables simulation independent of the number of load cycles and the chosen strain amplitude. The main point is the declaration of the parameters from the chosen material model. This work deals with the estimation of the parameters. For validation and as input data of the here defined approach low cycle fatigue (LCF) tests were performed on cast aluminum and at 250°C. The comparison of the test results and the simulations indicated that σmax from the simulated hysteresis lies inside a range of ±5% referred to the test results.
Cite this paper: Seisenbacher, B. , Winter, G. and Grün, F. (2018) Improved Approach to Determine the Material Parameters for a Combined Hardening Model. Materials Sciences and Applications, 9, 357-367. doi: 10.4236/msa.2018.94024.

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