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Thermal and thermomechanical modelling of laser melting processing techniques

Kabir, I. R. and Naher, S. ORCID: 0000-0003-2047-5807 (2021). Thermal and thermomechanical modelling of laser melting processing techniques. In: Issa, A. and Brabazon, D. (Eds.), Laser Micro- and Nano-Scale Processing, Fundamentals and applications. (7.1-7.23). Bristol, UK: IOP Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7503-1681-1


Chapter 7 focuses attention on a case study of laser surface glazing (LSG), which is a widely used process for improving surface hardness and wear resistance of steel. The chapter presents the development of a simple and reliable model of LSG for metallic materials using a finite element method. The model describes both 2D and 3D transient thermal energy distribution as a result of LSG with cylindrical geometry. The model predicts the temperature distributions, heating, cooling rates, and depth of the modified zone.

Publication Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Copyright, IOP publishing, 2021.
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics
Date available in CRO: 20 Oct 2021 14:05
Date deposited: 14 October 2021
Date of first online publication: 31 August 2021
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