Special Issue "Studies on Aeronautical Metals by Friction Stir Welding"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2023 | Viewed by 920
Interests: friction stir welding; intelligent algorithm; numerical simulation
Weight loss is continually the goal when designing aeronautical crafts; therefore, due to their high specific strength and stiffness, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys and titanium alloys have become important aeronautical structure metals. Joining technologies are required in the aeronautical industry to realize any structure—small or large, simple or complex. Friction stir welding (FSW) is a relatively new joining technology. The advantages of FSW include its low stress levels, high strength, low energy consumption and, with a welding peak temperature that is lower than the melting point of metals, a low-pollution manufacturing process. Thus far, as a solid-state welding technology, friction stir welding has attracted the attention of many scholars.
This Special Issue, “Studies on Aeronautical Metals by Friction Stir Welding”, will collect the latest contributions regarding the application of FSW technology to similar and dissimilar metals such as aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, titanium alloys. We are inviting researchers to contribute manuscripts presenting the latest FSW findings using experimental analysis, numerical simulation and intelligent algorithms.The latest findings regarding friction stir repairing, friction stir processing and friction stir additive manufacturing are also welcome, provided that the technology derived from FSW can be used for aeronautical-structure metals.
Topics addressed in this Special Issue may include, but are not limited to,
- Thermal cycles;
- Flow behaviors;
- Welding stress;
- Welding deformation;
- Microstructure evolution;
- Mechanical properties;
- Fracture behavior.
Prof. Dr. Shude Ji
Dr. Xiangchen Meng
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- thermal cycles
- flow behaviors
- welding stress
- welding deformation
- microstructure evolution
- mechanical properties
- fracture behavior