Simulation of Multipass Welding With Simultaneous Computation of Material Properties

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Lars Börjesson, Lars-Erik Lindgren

Division of Computer Aided Design, Luleå University of Technology, 971 87 Luleå, Sweden

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 123(1), 106-111 (Mar 14, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1310307 History: Received May 11, 1999; Revised March 14, 2000
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Coupling between thermal field, mechanical field and microstructure evolution
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Thermal properties assigned to each phase
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Mechanical properties assigned to each phase
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Computed thermal strain as a function of temperature
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Computed axial stress with transformation plasticity (solid line) and without transformation plasticity (dashed line) and computed virgin yield strength as a function of temperature
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Geometry of the plates and the groove, distances in mm
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The mesh and corresponding weldpasses
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Transverse residual stress for a part of the plate. Distance in m.
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Transverse residual stress and longitudinal residual stress for welds in upper groove. Distance in m.
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Calculated and measured residual stress at the top and bottom surfaces. The origin (x=0) is placed at the left side of the joint.
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Final martensite and bainite fractions for welds in upper groove



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