StressCheck Tutorial: Mapping Cold Working Residual Stresses to a Reamed Part via BRS Method
Abstract: Mapping residual stresses generated by cold working to a reamed part via Bulk Residual Stress (BRS) mapping and loading methods. Using Solution Configurations + Parts and the StressCheck BRS Module to:
- Solve a Cold Working (CX) analysis via Incremental theory of plasticity and Nonlinear Events
- Map the post-CX residual stress distribution to the reamed part using BRS mapping
- Apply the BRS-mapped stress distribution to the reamed part as a new load case
- Solve for stress redistribution in the reamed part.
For more details on the above methods: Helpful Hints and Tips: Cold Working and Reaming
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