MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 80, 2016NUMIFORM 2016: The 12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Topic 4: Application to composites, polymers and other materials|
|Published online||24 October 2016|
Prediction of acoustic foam properties by numerical simulation of polyurethane foaming process
1 Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, GRESPI, MPSE, Campus Moulin de la Housse, BP 1039, 51687 Reims Cedex 2, France
2 Faurecia, Route de Villemontry, 08210 Mouzon, France
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This work aims to model and to simulate the polyurethane foaming process. Models taking into account the two main chemical reactions of the formation of polyurethane, the exothermic effect of these reactions as well as the thermo-rheo-kinetic coupling characterizing this process are proposed and implemented in the software NOGRID-points based on a meshless method (Finite Pointset Method). A prediction of some acoustic foam characteristics is also proposed based on the results of the numerical simulation of the foaming process and semi-phenomenological models.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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