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Finite-element simulations of polycrystalline shape memory alloys
Author(s): F. Richter
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Paper Abstract

Paper presents preliminary findings on porting the Mueller-Achenbach-Seelecke model for the constitutive behavior of shape memory alloys into the finite-element-program ABAQUS. Means to doublecheck the current status of the implementation are traced out and the need for thermomechanical coupling in modeling shape memory alloys is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 April 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6926, Modeling, Signal Processing, and Control for Smart Structures 2008, 69260V (3 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.776152
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F. Richter, Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6926:
Modeling, Signal Processing, and Control for Smart Structures 2008
Douglas K. Lindner, Editor(s)

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