Numerical modeling of self-pierce riveting--From riveting process modeling down to structural analysis

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Bouchard , Pierre-Olivier; Thomas , Laurent; Tollier , Laurent;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2007.08.077
  • Subject: damage | Joining | Mechanical strength | Self-pierce riveting process | [ SPI.MAT ] Engineering Sciences [physics]/Materials | [SPI.MAT]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Materials | Fracture

International audience; Self-pierce riveting (SPR) is becoming increasingly used in the automotive industry as a way to join materials of different nature. In this paper we focus on the numerical modeling of the SPR process and to the final assembly mechanical strength.... View more
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