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Zhifang Lu1 and Lin Yang2This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Hubei Science and Technology College, Wuhan 430074, China

2Department of Smelting, WISDRI Wuhan Iron and Steel Design and Research Institute Incorporation Limited, Wuhan 430083, China



Received: January 22, 2024
Accepted: April 9, 2024
Publication Date: May 23, 2024

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As an important technology in the field of machine manufacturing, metal riveting has been widely used in industrial manufacturing. However, in industrial production, the riveted structure is sometimes unstable, deformation, falling off and other dangerous situations, resulting in the failure of the riveted structure, which seriously endanger the life safety of employees. In this study, the riveted structure is modeled and failure analyzed by finite element analysis, and the deformation prediction model is constructed by finite element analysis of local elements of riveted structure. Firstly, the study conducts a small element modeling of riveted structures using finite element analysis methods, and conducts failure analysis of riveted structures based on multi angle rivet load displacement experiments. Afterwards, the layered mapping equivalent model is used to predict the deformation of the riveted structure after local element analysis, and the effectiveness of the prediction model is verified through finite element simulation. The study conducts relevant cases, and the results shows that the total error of the failure displacement of the riveted structure model is basically less than 10%, and the overall simulation results are good; The average stress of the riveting deformation prediction model is 490 MPa, and the detection effect is good. Therefore, the riveting structure model and deformation prediction model constructed in the study have good performance, which helps workers to timely handle risk factors and improve the safety of mechanical manufacturing.

Keywords: Rivet; Riveted structure; Stress; Plastic deformation; Finite element

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