2004 Volume 44 Issue 11 Pages 1867-1873
In this work, the effects of dynamic strain aging and dynamic recovery on metal flow during warm working are studied. Compression experiments are utilized to assess the flow behavior of a low carbon steel under warm deformation conditions. Then, a two dimensional finite element routine is coupled with dynamic recovery and dynamic strain aging models. In this way, the temperature and the velocity fields are predicted during warm working operations with regard to the effects of dynamic recovery and dynamic strain aging. Warm rolling tests are performed in order to verify the modelling results. Comparison between the predicted and measured roll forces shows reliability of the employed model.