Effect of Some Parameters on the Elastoplastic Behavior of Green Sand

  • R. Ami Saada
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 114)


The behavior of the casting sands at high temperatures (up to 600°C) is experimentally presented. Based on a parametric study, the predictions are well discussed and compared with the experimental results. Triaxial compression tests at different temperatures (20 to 600 °C) were performed in foundry sand (Ami Saada et al., 1996, Ami Saada 1997, Ami Saada et al, 1999). They have shown that the material strength is governed by the presence of bentonite and water. For the green sand at the temperature range from 20 to 300°C, Three elastoplastic models are considered in this study. Especially, the effects of some parameters on the mechanical behavior of the casting sands are investigated, such as preconsolidation pressure P P0 .


Thermal consolidation Thermoelastoplasticity Green sand Core sand Casting process Triaxial compression tests Uniaxial compression tests. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Ami Saada
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique (LaM)Université de Marne La ValléeMarne La vallée cedex 2France

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