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This article discusses a set of experimental and computational studies aimed at understanding the effect of various processing parameters on the extent of burr and other defect formation during sheet edge-shearing and slitting processes. It describes the development of experimentally validated finite-element models for analyzing the classes of shearing processes. The article also discusses the use of microstructural characterization with stereology to render three-dimensional volumetric parameters. It concludes with information on the numerical simulation of an edge-shearing process, along with sensitivity studies with respect to process and tool parameters.

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Somnath Ghosh, Ming Li, 2010. "Modeling Sheet Shearing Processes for Process Design", Metals Process Simulation, D.U. Furrer, S.L. Semiatin

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