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Gharibshahiyan E, Honarbakhsh Raouf A. FINITE ELEMENT SIMULATION OF HEAT TRANSFER IN FRICTION STIR WELDING OF AL 7050. IJMSE 2016; 13 (4) :53-60
URL: http://ijmse.iust.ac.ir/article-1-750-en.html
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Friction welding is widely used in various industries. In friction welding, heat is generated by conversion of mechanical energy into thermal energy at the interface the work pieces during pin rotation under pressure. A three-dimensional thermo mechanical simulation of friction stir welding (FSW) processes is carried out for Aluminium Alloys of 6061and 7050 where the simulation results are compared directly with the measured temperature histories during FSW after process. The objective of the present work is to study and predict the heat transient generated in alloy aluminium plate welded by FSW method. A three dimensional model was developed by LS-Dyna software and heat cycles have been proposed during the welding of aluminium alloys 6061 and 7050. In this research, the simulations were carried out with linear velocity in the range of 140 to 225 mm/min and pin rotational speeds of 390 and 500 rpm. Increase in pin rotational speed, from 390 to 500 rpm, resulted in greater temperatures which translated to rise of recorded temperature of top and bottom of the specimens. This is in turn to a wider HAZ. In addition, it was observed that raising the linear velocity had an opposite effect. Finally, results of experimental and numerical data were correlated and validated

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