Simulation of Forming Processes, with Friction, Coupling Finite Elements and Boundary Elements

  • Dominique Bigot
  • Hocine Kebir
  • Jean-Marc Roelandt


Nowadays, the simulation of forming process is rather well integrated in the industrial numerical codes. However, in order to take into account the possible modifications of the tool during rates of working, a dedicated numerical software is currently developed within the Laboratory Roberval. This one more uses coupling finite elements and boundary elements for the respective modelling of the part and the tool. This software will more particularly allow the identification of the fatigue criteria of the tool. The optimal shapes of tools could also be conceived for increase their lifespan and the manufactured part could have the required quality.


coupling finite elements/boundary elements penalty, forming process oriented object programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Bigot
    • 1
  • Hocine Kebir
    • 1
  • Jean-Marc Roelandt
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Roberval, Université de Technologie de CompiègneCompiègne CedexFrance

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