Computational Welding Mechanics

Author: John A. Goldak
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387232885
Format: PDF
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Computational Welding Mechanics (CWM) provides readers with a complete introduction to the principles and applications of computational welding including coverage of the methods engineers and designers are using in computational welding mechanics to predict distortion and residual stress in welded structures, thereby creating safer, more reliable and lower cost structures. Drawing upon years of practical experience and the study of computational welding mechanics the authors instruct the reader how to: - understand and interpret computer simulation and virtual welding techniques including an in depth analysis of heat flow during welding, microstructure evolution and distortion analysis and fracture of welded structures, - relate CWM to the processes of design, build, inspect, regulate, operate and maintain welded structures, - apply computational welding mechanics to industries such as ship building, natural gas and automobile manufacturing. Ideally suited for practicing engineers and engineering students, Computational Welding Mechanics is a must-have book for understanding welded structures and recent technological advances in welding, and it provides a unified summary of recent research results contributed by other researchers.

Computational Welding Mechanics

Author: Lars-Erik Lindgren
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845693558
Format: PDF
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Computational welding mechanics (CWM) provides an important technique for modelling welding processes. Welding simulations are a key tool in improving the design and control of welding processes and the performance of welded components or structures. CWM can be used to model phenomena such as heat generation, thermal stresses and large plastic deformations of components or structures. It also has a wider application in modelling thermomechanical and microstructural phenomena in metals. This important book reviews the principles, methods and applications of CWM. The book begins by discussing the physics of welding before going on to review modelling methods and options as well as validation techniques. It also reviews applications in areas such as fatigue, buckling and deformation, improved service life of components and process optimisation. Some of the numerical methods described in the book are illustrated using software available from the author which allows readers to explore CWM in more depth. Computational welding mechanics is a standard work for welding engineers and all those researching welding processes and wider thermomechanical and microstructural phenomena in metals. Highlights the principles, methods and applications of CWM Discusses the physics of welding Assesses modelling methods and validation techniques

Processes and Mechanisms of Welding Residual Stress and Distortion

Author: Z Feng
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845690931
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Measurement techniques for characterisation of residual stress and distortion have improved significantly. More importantly the development and application of computational welding mechanics have been phenomenal. Through the collaboration of experts, this book provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject. It develops sufficient theoretical treatments on heat transfer, solid mechanics and materials behaviour that are essential for understanding and determining welding residual stress and distortion. It will outline the approach for computational analysis that engineers with sufficient background can follow and apply. The book is useful for advanced analysis of the subject and provide examples and practical solutions for welding engineers. A comprehensive summary of developments in this subject Includes case studies and practical solutions Compiled by a worldwide panel of experts

Minimization of Welding Distortion and Buckling

Author: Pan Michaleris
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857092901
Format: PDF, ePub
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Welding is a cost-effective and flexible method of fabricating large structures, but drawbacks such as residual stress, distortion and buckling must be overcome in order to optimize structural performance. Minimization of welding distortion and buckling provides a systematic overview of the methods of minimizing distortion and buckling in welded structures. Following an introductory chapter, part one focuses on understanding welding stress and distortion, with chapters on such topics as computational welding mechanics, modelling the effect of phase transformations on welding stress and distortion and using computationally efficient reduced-solution methods to understand welding distortion. Part two covers different methods of minimizing welding distortion. Chapters discuss methods such as differential heating for minimizing distortion in welded stiffeners, dynamic thermal tensioning, reverse-side heating and ways of minimizing buckling such as weld cooling and hybrid laser arc welding. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Minimization of welding distortion and buckling is an essential reference for all welders and engineers involved in fabrication of metal end-products, as well as those in industry and academia with a research interest in the area. Provides a systematic overview of the methods of minimizing distortion and buckling in welded structures Focuses on understanding welding stress and distortion featuring computational welding mechanics and modelling the effect of phase transformations Explores different methods of minimizing welding distortion discussing differential heating and dynamic thermal tensioning

Welding Deformation and Residual Stress Prevention

Author: Yukio Ueda
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123948207
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Generally, welding produces welding deformation and residual stress in the products, which influences the quality and performance of the products. Although many engineers and researchers have made great effort how to control these incidents, they have still remained unresolved. Welding Deformation and Residual Stress Prevention provides a unique computational approach to the prediction of the effects of deformation and residual stress on materials. The goal is to provide engineers and designers with the ability to create their own computational system for predicting and possibly avoiding the problem altogether. The basic theories including "theory of elastic-plastic analysis" and "inherent strain theory" , and analysis procedures are described using a simple three-bar model. Online simulation software to perform basic analysis on welding mechanics Examples of strategic methods and procedures are illustrated to have solved various welding-related problems encountered in the process of construction. Appendices present data bases for welding residual stresses, temperature dependent material properties, etc.

Control of Welding Distortion in Thin Plate Fabrication

Author: Tom Gray
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857099329
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The intense temperature fields caused by heat sources in welding frequently lead to distortions and residual stresses in the finished product. Welding distortion is a particular problem in fabricating thin plate structures such as ships. Based on pioneering research by the authors, Control of Welding Distortion in Thin-Plate Fabrication reviews distortion test results from trials and shows how outcomes can be modeled computationally. The book provides readers with an understanding of distortion influences and the means to develop distortion-reducing strategies. The book is structured as an integrated treatment. It opens by reviewing the development of computational welding mechanics approaches to distortion. Following chapters describe the industrial context of stiffened plate fabrication and further chapters provide overviews of distortion mechanics and the modeling approach. A chapter on full-scale welding trials is followed by three chapters that develop modeling strategies through thermal process and thermo-mechanical simulations, based on finite-element analysis. Simplified models are a particular feature of these chapters. A final sequence of chapters explores the simulation of welding distortion in butt welding of thin plates and fillet welding of stiffened plate structures, and shows how these models can be used to optimize design and fabrication methods to control distortion. Control of Welding Distortion in Thin-Plate Fabrication is a comprehensive resource for metal fabricators, engineering companies, welders and welding companies, and practicing engineers and academics with an interest in welding mechanics. Allows practitioners in the field to minimize distortion during the welding of thin plates Provides computational tools that can give insight into the effects of welding and fabrication procedures Demonstrates how welding distortion in thin plate fabrications can be minimized through design

Heat Effects of Welding

Author: Dieter Radaj
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642486401
Format: PDF
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Almost all welding technology depends upon the use of concentrated energy sources to fuse or soften the material locally at the joint, before such energy can be diffused or dispersed elsewhere. Although comprehensive treatments of transient heat flow as a controlling influence have been developed progressively and published over the past forty years, the task of uniting the results compactly within a textbook has become increasingly formidable. With the comparative scarcity of such works, welding engineers have been denied the full use of powerful design analysis tools. During the past decade Dr Radaj has prepared to fulfil this need, working from a rich experience as pioneer researcher and teacher, co-operator with Professor Argyris at Stuttgart University in developing the finite element method for stress analysis of aircraft and power plant structures, and more recently as expert consultant on these and automotive structures at Daimler Benz. His book appeared in 1988 in the German language, and this updated English language edition will significantly increase the availability of the work.

Computational Weld Mechanics Constraint and Weld Fracture

Author: F. Brust
Publisher: Amer Society of Mechanical
ISBN:
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Annotation These 26 technical papers from the August 2002 conference present novel analytical and experimental methods related to fracture mechanics, computational weld mechanics, and residual stresses for evaluation of the structural integrity and reliability of pressure vessels and piping. Bi-metallic welds, finite elements and constraint effects on fracture, and large scale weld modeling of structures are addressed. Topics include fracture assessment of a clad steel using the SINTAP procedure, lump pass welding simulation technology for shipbuilding applications, and the determination of constraint-modified J-R curves for carbon steel storage tanks. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Computational Weld Mechanics Constraint and Weld Fracture

Author: F. Brust
Publisher: Amer Society of Mechanical
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Annotation These 26 technical papers from the August 2002 conference present novel analytical and experimental methods related to fracture mechanics, computational weld mechanics, and residual stresses for evaluation of the structural integrity and reliability of pressure vessels and piping. Bi-metallic welds, finite elements and constraint effects on fracture, and large scale weld modeling of structures are addressed. Topics include fracture assessment of a clad steel using the SINTAP procedure, lump pass welding simulation technology for shipbuilding applications, and the determination of constraint-modified J-R curves for carbon steel storage tanks. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)