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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 14 (1991)–18

Anisotropic Finite-Element Analysis of Plastic Metalforming Processes

1Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
2School of Automotive Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK

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This paper describes some aspects of the incorporation of plastic anisotropy of textured materials into an elastic-plastic finite-element program in order to simulate the deformation of such materials.