BCC lattice cell structural characterization

  • Andrea Alaimo University Kore of Enna, Italy
  • Federico Marino University Kore of Enna, Italy
  • Stefano Valvano University Kore of Enna, Italy
Keywords: FEM, Lattice, BCC, Struts, Additive


In this work, a numerical characterization of BCC lattice cells is performed through the use of an homogenization approach. The main goal is to establish a relationship among those properties and the relative density of the cubic unit cell. The BCC cell struts diameter are the inputs parameters of the homogenization analysis campaing in order to vary the relative density of the unit cell. A linear periodic condition has been applied to the model in order to simulate a clear probing situation. Traction load tests are used in order to evaluate the Young modulus and the Poisson coefficient, differently a pure shear load case is employed for the evaluation of the shear modulus. Hence the final results will be presented in a graphic visualization.


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How to Cite
Alaimo, A., Marino, F., & Valvano, S. (2021). BCC lattice cell structural characterization. Reports in Mechanical Engineering, 2(1), 77-85. https://doi.org/10.31181/rme200102077v