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A numerical algorithm for prediction of thermomechanical deformation during the casting of aluminium alloy ingots. (English) Zbl 1023.74042
Summary: This paper describes a numerical algorithm for predicting three-dimensional deformation during direct chill or electromagnetic casting of aluminium alloy ingots. The predictions are compared with experimental results for both initial and stationary phases of the casting process.

MSC:
74S05 Finite element methods applied to problems in solid mechanics
74F05 Thermal effects in solid mechanics
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