Inspec keywords: bending; microhardness; forming processes; stainless steel; laser materials processing; carbon steel; finite element analysis; plates (structures)

Other keywords: mild steel; laser-irradiated surface; finite element method; stainless steel work plates; nonmagnetic materials; bend angle; microhardness; laser-assisted bending process; magnetic materials; reduced edge effect; external force

Subjects: Laser materials processing; Laser materials processing; General shapes and structures; Metallurgical industries; Plasticity (mechanical engineering); Engineering materials; Fracture mechanics and hardness (mechanical engineering); Forming processes; Numerical approximation and analysis; Micromechanics (mechanical engineering); Numerical analysis; Finite element analysis