The Influence of Process Parameters on Single Point Incremental Forming: Numerical Investigation

  • A. BouhamedEmail author
  • H. Jrad
  • L. Ben Said
  • M. Wali
  • F. Dammak
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


In this paper, elasto-plastic model based on non-associated flow rule is implemented in Abaqus/Explicit software via VUMAT subroutine to study the influence of some process parameters: cone wall angle, tool diameter, and sheet thickness, on the formability, plastic deformation and thinning during single point incremental forming (SPIF) process. The present work presents useful guidance to show the effect of these three parameters in improving the quality of manufactured products and in obtaining a better formability during SPIF process.


Single point incremental forming (SPIF) Non-associated flow rule Elasto-plastic model Formability Thinning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bouhamed
    • 1
    Email author
  • H. Jrad
    • 1
  • L. Ben Said
    • 1
    • 3
  • M. Wali
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Dammak
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Electromechanical Systems (LASEM), National Engineering School of SfaxUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering, King Khalid UniversityAbhaSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentCollege of Engineering, University of HailHailSaudi Arabia

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