Failure Analysis of Tubular Hydroforming

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Z. C. Xia

Ford Research Laboratory, Dearborn, MI 48121

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 123(4), 423-429 (Jul 24, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1394966 History: Received July 24, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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A Selected list of hydroformed parts in a vehicle
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Typical failure modes in tubular hydroforming
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A tube under internal pressure and axial compression
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Deformation for a DQSK steel tube
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A tube strip under bending and axial compression
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(a) Failure diagram for three materials; (b) corresponding tube radii for the three different materials; (c) wrinkling wavelength for three different materials
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(a) R-value influence on bursting pressure; (b) wrinkling diagram for different R values
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Bursting pressure for different loading paths



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