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Sustainable development of spot-welded structures, Part 2

Reference number
Coordinator Högskolan i Skövde - Institutionen för teknik och samhälle
Funding from Vinnova SEK 862 277
Project duration November 2011 - December 2012
Status Completed
Venture Electronics, software and communication - FFI
End-of-project report 2011-03654_EN.pdf (pdf, 512 kB)

Important results from the project

There is no efficient and reliable simulation method for prediction of rupture of spot welded structures. The project target is to develop a simulation method to enable early stage evaluation of spot welded joints. This will enable stronger joints and/or reduced number of discrete joints which allows energy and/or material savings. Expedient FE-technique will be developed, implemented and finally verified by simple and built up experiments.

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Last updated 20 December 2019

Reference number 2011-03654

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