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A Finite Element Study of Electromagnetic Riveting

Repetto, E. A. and Radovitzky, R. and Ortiz, M. and Lundquist, R. C. and Sandstrom, D. R. (1999) A Finite Element Study of Electromagnetic Riveting. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 121 (1). p. 61. ISSN 1087-1357. doi:10.1115/1.2830576.

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Electromagnetic riveting, used in some aerospace assembly processes, involves rapid deformation, leading to the finished rivet configuration. Analysis of this process is described for the case of an aluminum rivet joining typical aluminum structural elements. The analysis is based on a finite element method that includes the effects of heating, due to rapid plastic deformation of the material, on the material properties. Useful details of material deformation and thermal history and the final rivet and structure configuration and states of stress and strain are obtained. These results have significant implications in the design, implementation, and improvement of practical fastening processes in the aerospace industry.

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Additional Information:© 1999 The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Contributed by the Manufacturing Engineering Division for publication in the JOURNAL OP MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. Manuscript received April 1997; revised Oct. 1997. Associate Technical Editor: M. Elbestawi. Eduardo Repetto, Raúl Radovitzky and Michael Ortiz gratefully acknowledge the financial support of The Boeing Company. The authors thank Paul Field and Michael Hyatt for a critical review of the manuscript.
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Official Citation:Repetto EA, Radovitzky RR, Ortiz MM, Lundquist RC, Sandstrom DR. A Finite Element Study of Electromagnetic Riveting. ASME. J. Manuf. Sci. Eng. 1999;121(1):61-68. doi:10.1115/1.2830576.
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