An Experimental Study of Wedge Indentation of Porous Solids: Implications for Cutting and Drilling Processes | Conference Paper individual record
abstract

Copyright © 2018 ASME. An experimental study of mechanics of wedge indentation of porous solids is carried out under plane-strain conditions. A comparison is made between the porous ductile copper and porous brittle gypsum to study the influence of matrix material on the indentation behavior. Image-based measurement techniques are used to capture the evolution of deformation zone and obtain quantitative velocity, strain and volume change fields at high resolution. The results show that despite widelydifferent characteristics of the matrix material, the overall deformation zone evolves in a manner that is largely similar across material systems. Porous copper exhibits a smoothlyvarying radial compression-Type plastic flow within the deformation zone, while localized flow features (compaction bands) are typical of gypsum. Implications of our observations on wedge indentation for modeling complex machining geometries such as cutting and drilling are briefly discussed.

author list (cited authors)
Yadav, S., Murthy, T. G., & Sagapuram, D.
publication date
2018
citation count

0

identifier
382926SE
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13
978-0-7918-5136-4
start page
v002t04a030
end page
v002t04a030
volume
2