Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 618–629 | Cite as

A quadratic yield function with multi-involved-yield surfaces describing anisotropic behaviors of sheet metals under tension/compression

  • Haibo Wang
  • Yu Yan
  • Min Wan
  • Zhengyang Chen
  • Qiang Li
  • Dong He


A quadratic yield function which can describe the anisotropic behaviors of sheet metals with tension/compression symmetry and asymmetry is proposed. Five mechanical properties are adopted to determine the coefficients of each part of the yield function. For particular cases, the proposed yield function can be simplified to Mises or Hill’s quadratic yield function. The anisotropic mechanical properties are expressed by defining an angle between the current normalized principal stress space and the reference direction with the assumption of orthotropic anisotropy. The accuracy of the proposed yield function in describing the anisotropy under tension and compression is demonstrated.


Quadratic yield function Anisotropic materials Multi-yield systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haibo Wang
    • 1
  • Yu Yan
    • 1
  • Min Wan
    • 2
  • Zhengyang Chen
    • 1
  • Qiang Li
    • 1
  • Dong He
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Materials EngineeringNorth China University of TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical Engineering and AutomationBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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