Special Issue "Modelling of Laser Welding"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 April 2021) | Viewed by 8046
Interests: laser welding; joining; US-welding; friction-stir welding; digitalization
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Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances in Welding and Joining Technologies
The development of new high-intensity laser sources with lower wavelengths presents new challenges and phenomena for the welding pool and key hole, especially for steel and aluminum. High-intensity IR lasers produce a large amount of spatter at high speed before the pre-humping regime, while green lasers exhibit different behaviors during the transition from heat conduction to key-hole welding. This Special Issue will focus on models resulting from experimental investigation as well as modeling and simulation approaches that can help us to understand the melt flow conditions around the key hole and can be used to evaluate key hole dynamics. In addition, papers correlating spatter formation with the manipulation of the melt pool and key hole dynamics are welcome.
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Bergmann
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- key hole dynamics
- spatter formation
- green laser
- pressure in the key hole
- melt pool dynamics