Effects of Numerical Methods on Residual Stress Evaluation by the Incremental Hole-Drilling Technique Using the Integral Method
B. Gore, J.P. Nobredownload PDF
Abstract. The incremental hole-drilling technique with Integral Method is widely used to estimate residual stresses. However, the fundamental nature of the Inverse Problem leads to numerically unstable results, which makes stress calculations very sensitive to measurement errors. The extent of this sensitivity is investigated by comparing different combinations of numerical methods for interpolating the input data and solving the equations. The methods are tested on both an experimental and simulated hole-drilling procedure to isolate inaccuracies due to numerical ill-conditioning and experimental errors. In the experiment, residual stresses determined by X-ray diffraction on a shot-peened sample were taken as the reference for comparison purposes. It was found that interpolating experimental data provides more stable results. Tikhonov Regularisation was more stable than direct methods, but susceptible to numerical errors introduced by the interpolation of input data.
Residual Stress, Incremental Hole-Drilling, Integral Method, Numerical Methods
Published online 12/22/2016, 6 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: B. Gore, J.P. Nobre, ‘Effects of Numerical Methods on Residual Stress Evaluation by the Incremental Hole-Drilling Technique Using the Integral Method’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 2, pp 587-592, 2017
The article was published as article 99 of the book Residual Stresses 2016
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