Six EWI associates were recently published in Science and Technology of Welding & Joining. Their article, “Development of Spot Weld Failure Parameters for Full Vehicle Crash Modelling,” is in the April 2013 issue.
In the article, the authors presented a cost- and time-effective process to create spot-weld failure parameters for failure models implemented in LS-DYNA. The process includes a design-of-experiments approach, welding and testing, finite element modeling, statistical analysis, vailidation, and implementation.
EWI Authors: Yu-Ping Yang; Jerry Gould; Warren Peterson; Fabian Orth; Paul Zelenak; and Wael Al Fakir.
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The article is available for purchase at IngentaConnect.