Residual Stress Prediction in LSP Surface Treatment by Using FEM

유한요소법을 이용한 LSP 표면처리 공정의 잔류응력 예측

  • Published : 2009.08.01


Laser shock peening(LSP) is proving to be better surface treatment than conventional one such as shot peening. The LSP process has a compressive residual stress into a metal alloy and a significant improvement in fatigue life. Our research is focused on applying finite element method to the prediction of residual stress through the LSP processing in some LSP conditions such as pressure and spot size induced by laser. Two analysis methods are considered to calculating the compressive residual stress. But the explicit solution and the static one after partially explicit solving are almost same. In LSP, because of very high strain rate($10^6s^{-1}$), HEL(Hugoniot Elastic Limit) is the most important parameter in material behavior modeling. As the circular laser spot is considered, 2-D axisymmetric elements are used and the infinite elements are applied to boundaries for no reflection. The relations of material properties and the LSP are also important parts in this study.


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