Publisher : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
DOI : 10.3795/KSME-A.2015.39.11.1191
Title & Authors
Development of Simplified Finite Element Models for Welded Joints Song, Seong-Il; Ahn, Sung Wook; Kim, Young Geul; Kim, Hyun-Gyu;
In this paper, we develop simplified finite element (FE) models for butt-, lap- and T-welded joints by performing numerical and experimental experiments. Three-point bending tests of butt- and lap-welded specimens are performed to obtain the stiffness of the specimens and the strains at points near the welding beads. Similarly the stiffness and strains of T-welded specimen are measured by applying a point load at the end of the specimen. To develop simplified FE models, we consider the shape parameters of width, thickness and the angle of weld elements in the numerical simulations. The shape parameters of the simplified FE models are determined by building linear regression models for the experimental data sets.
Welded Joints;Butt Weld;Lap Weld;T-shape Weld;Finite Element Analysis;
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