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The effect of clamping sequence on dimensionalvariability in sheet metal assembly

Matuszyk, Timothy; Cardew-Hall, Michael; Rolfe, Bernard

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Finite element (FE) modelling techniques have become a popular tool for exploring welding and clamping sequence dependence in sheet metal assemblies. In the current paper, the dimensional variability associated with different assembly clamping sequences is investigated with a FE contact modelling approach implemented in the commercial code Abaqus. A simplified channel section assembly consisting of a top hat and bottom plate is the case study investigated. Expected variation modes of bow and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56760
Source: Virtual and Physical Prototyping
DOI: 10.1080/17452750701677467

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