• Anjaiah Madarapu Department of Mechanical Engineering, GNI, Hyderabad, India
  • Abhijith Dutta Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Sc.G, (Retd), India
  • Manzoor Hussain M Department of Mechanical Engineering, JNTUH, Hyderabad, India
  • Kandasamy J Department of Mechanical Engineering, MVSREC, Nadergul, India


SPF, FE Simulations, Simple and Complex parts


Finite Element (FE) simulations are used to predict Superplastic Forming (SPF) of AZ31B magnesium sheet into both simple and complex part geometries (cylindrical shapes with and without protrusions). The FE simulations performed in MARC are shown, through comparisons with formed parts, to make useful predictions of the SPF process. The thickness variations of the manufactured components are found to have close agreement with the FE results.


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How to Cite

Anjaiah Madarapu, Abhijith Dutta, Manzoor Hussain M, and Kandasamy J, “SOME INVESTIGATIONS ON SUPER PLASTIC FORMING OF MAGNESIUM ALLOYS IN CYLINDRICAL DIES”, JME, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 108–113, Jun. 2017.