Our Research

Finite Element (FE) Based Modeling for Part, Die Design and Formability


  • Modeling of damage-limited deformation of automotive sheet (e.g. stretch flanging).
  • Development of fatigue model for full structures.
  • Perform tube bending to assist auto component development.

Damage in Aluminum Automotive Sheet Under Forming Conditions

Stretch flange model at
the draw-beads

Porosity in bending model
incorporating failure


Contour plot of major strain within
the stretch flange

KRDC bend test