Publisher : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
DOI : 10.22634/KSME-A.2000.24.8.1968
Title & Authors
Warpage Analysis of Fiber Reinforced Injection Molded Parts Chung, Seong-Taek; Kim, Jin-Gon; Koo, Bon-Heung;
A warpage analysis program has been developed for fiber-reinforced injection molded parts. The warpage is predicted from the residual stress and anisotropic thermo-mechanical properties coupled with fiber orientation in the integrated injection molding simulation. A simple elastic model is used for the calculation of thermally and pressure-induced residual stresses which are employed as the initial conditions in the structural analysis. To improve the reliability of warpage analysis, a new triangular flat shell element superimposing well-known efficient plate bending and membrane element is presented. The numerical examples address the necessity to use anisotropic models for fiber-reinforced materials and show that predicted warpage is in good agreement with experimentally measured one.