Finite element analysis investigation of response of pumpkin tissue under uniaxial loading
Shirmohammadi, Maryam & Yarlagadda, Prasad K.D.V. (2015) Finite element analysis investigation of response of pumpkin tissue under uniaxial loading. In The International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop, 21-23 September 2015, Bergeggi, Italy.
Finite element analysis (FEA) models of uniaxial loading of pumpkin peel and flesh tissues were developed and validated using experimental results. The tensile model was developed for both linear elastic and plastic material models, the compression model was develop d only with the plastic material model. The outcomes of force versus time curves obtained from FEA models followed similar pattern to the experimental curves however the curve resulted with linear elastic material properties had a higher difference with the experimental curves. The values of predicted forces were determined and compared with the experimental curve. An error indicator was introduced and computed for each case and compared. Additionally Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) values were also calculated for each model and compared. The results of modelling were used to develop material model for peel and flesh tissues in FEA modelling of mechanical peeling of tough skinned vegetables.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||mechanical properties, tensile, compression, Finite Element Model, peel and flesh tissues, Root Mean Square Error, error indicator|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||21 Oct 2015 00:04|
|Last Modified:||18 Dec 2015 14:10|
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