On the constitutive modeling of dual-phase steels at finite strains: a generalized plasticity based approach

Soldatos, D. and Triantafyllou, Savvas P. and Chatzi, Eleni N. (2015) On the constitutive modeling of dual-phase steels at finite strains: a generalized plasticity based approach. In: Forming Technology Forum 2015, 29-30 June 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.

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Abstract

In this work we propose a general theoretic framework for the derivation of constitutive equations for dual-phase steels, undergoing continuum finite deformation. The proposed framework is based on the generalized plasticity theory and comprises the following three basic characteristics:

1.A multiplicative decomposition of the deformation gradient into elastic and plastic parts.

2.A hyperelastic constitutive equation

3.A general formulation of the theory which prescribes only the number and the nature of the internal variables, while it leaves their evolution laws unspecified. Due to this generality several different loading functions, flow rules and hardening laws can be analyzed within the proposed framework by leaving its basic structure essentially unaltered.

As an application, a rather simple material model, which comprises a von-Mises loading function, an associative flow rule and a non-linear kinematic hardening law, is proposed. The ability of the model in simulating simplified representation of the experimentally observed behaviour is tested by two representative numerical examples.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Dual-phase steels, Generalized plasticity, Finite strains
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Engineering
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Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2016 07:41
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 15:32
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/34632

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