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Using computationally efficient, reduced-solution methods to understand welding distortion

Gray, Thomas and Camilleri, Duncan (2011) Using computationally efficient, reduced-solution methods to understand welding distortion. Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK, pp. 124-165. ISBN 9780857092908

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Abstract

Special solution methods are presented for the prediction of distortion in stiffened plate fabrications, caused by butt welds and fillet welds. These methods involve strategic reduction of the many complex features embodied in full multi-physics welding simulation. In particular, an analytical method is used to replace the thermo-elastic-plastic stage of a typical full computational analysis. The aim is to provide a robust solution strategy that enables clear understanding of the effects of different welding and fabrication procedures. The approach is underpinned by full-scale practical trials, and two case studies relating to typical fabrication questions are included.

Item type: Book
ID code: 40376
Keywords: computer simulation, out-of-plane distortion, stiffened plate fabrication, welding distortion, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Mining engineering. Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Metals and Alloys
Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
Technology > Mining engineering. Metallurgy
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2012 12:21
Last modified: 29 Jul 2014 11:31
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/40376

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