The Folgar–Tucker Model as a Differential Algebraic System for Fiber Orientation Calculation

  • The Folgar-Tucker equation (FTE) is the model most frequently used for the prediction of fiber orientation (FO) in simulations of the injection molding process for short-fiber reinforced thermoplasts. In contrast to its widespread use in injection molding simulations, little is known about the mathematical properties of the FTE: an investigation of e.g. its phase spaceMFT has been presented only recently. The restriction of the dependent variable of the FTE to the setMFT turns the FTE into a differential algebraic system (DAS), a fact which is commonly neglected when devising numerical schemes for the integration of the FTE. In this article1 we present some recent results on the problem of trace stability as well as some introductory material which complements our recent paper.

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Author:Joachim Linn
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-13808
Serie (Series number):Berichte des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik (ITWM Report) (75)
Document Type:Report
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:2005
Year of Publication:2005
Publishing Institute:Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik
Tag:Folgar-Tucker model ; algebraic constraints ; fiber orientation ; invariants ; phase space ; trace stability
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fraunhofer (ITWM)
DDC-Cassification:510 Mathematik

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