Computational studies of electromagnetic field propagation and deforming of structural elements for a thin-walled curved workpiece and an inductor




computational analysis, electromagnetic field, electromagnetic forming, deformation, finite element method


Introduction. At the present stage of industrial development, the electromagnetic field is widely used in various technological processes. The force effect of an electromagnetic field on conductive materials is used in a class of technological operations called electromagnetic forming. Problem. Under the conditions of electromagnetic forming, the main element of the technological equipment – the inductor – is simultaneously subjected to the force impact with the workpiece. At certain levels of the electromagnetic field, the deformation of the inductor becomes so significant that it can lead to a loss of its efficiency. Goal. Computational analysis of a thin-walled curved workpiece and a two-turn inductor under the conditions of electromagnetic processing of the workpiece corner zone. Determining the distribution of quantitative characteristics of the electromagnetic field and the stress-strain state and conducting assessments based on them regarding the efficiency of the technological operation. Methodology. Computational modeling using the finite element method as a method of numerical analysis. The results on the distribution of quantitative characteristics of the electromagnetic field and components of the stress-strain state for a thin-walled workpiece and an inductor are obtained. It is shown that for the specified characteristics of the technological operation, the inductor remains operational, and plastic deformations occur in the workpiece. A series of calculations were carried out, in which some parameters of the technological system were varied. Originality. For the first time, the results of the calculation analysis of the quantitative characteristics distribution of the electromagnetic field of the deformation process for the «inductor – thin-walled curved workpiece» system are presented. Practical value. The presented design scheme of a curved thin-walled workpiece and a two-turn inductor, the method of calculation analysis and some obtained results can be used in the analysis of electromagnetic processing of thin-walled structures that contain curved elements.

Author Biographies

D. V. Lavinsky, National Technical University «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute»

Doctor of Technical Science, Associate Professor

Yu. I. Zaitsev, National Technical University «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute»

Candidate of Technical Science, Professor


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How to Cite

Lavinsky, D. V., & Zaitsev, Y. I. (2024). Computational studies of electromagnetic field propagation and deforming of structural elements for a thin-walled curved workpiece and an inductor. Electrical Engineering & Electromechanics, (2), 55–60.



Engineering Electrophysics. High Electric and Magnetic Field Engineering