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Determining Mechanical Properties of 01 Tool Steel from Reverse Computation of Indentation Measurement

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Author(s)

Li Ma, Samuel R. Low III, Jun-Feng Song, J Zhou

Abstract

sides obtaining the hardness of materials, indentation test has also been developed as a popular method for investigating mechanical properites. There exist some empirical or semi-analytical methods for determining the hardness, Young's modulus and work hardening exponent from indentation experiments. In this paper, a reverse computation method is introduced to determine the elastic modulus and stress-strain curve of 01 tool steel from the Rockwell C hardness (HRC) indentation tests combining with the finite element analysis (FEA) simulation. The force-depth data from the HRC spheroconical indentation measurement is used to start an iterative FEA simulation procedure to extract the elastic-plastic stress-strain relationship which is consistent with the experimentally measured data. The reverse computation resulsts agree well with HRC test results
Proceedings Title
Proceedings from XVII IMEKO World Congress | | Metrology in the 3rd Millenium|
Conference Dates
June 22-27, 2003
Conference Location
Dubrovnik, CR
Conference Title
IMEKO World Congress

Keywords

FEA, finite element analysis, HRC, indentation, material properties, Rockwell C hardness

Citation

Ma, L. , Low, S. , Song, J. and Zhou, J. (2003), Determining Mechanical Properties of 01 Tool Steel from Reverse Computation of Indentation Measurement, Proceedings from XVII IMEKO World Congress | | Metrology in the 3rd Millenium|, Dubrovnik, CR (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created June 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017