Special Issue "Welding Metallurgy"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: advanced manufacturing processes; sheet forming; welding; mechanical joining; numerical modeling; process monitoring; aluminum and steel sheet; materials characterization; heat and surface treatments
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A large number of research activities concerning the welding of metal alloys are ongoing in many industrial fields. The ability to effectively weld traditional and innovative metals is mainly driven by the metallurgical phenomena that are involved in the joining process. These are not fixed factors for a given metal but also depend on joint shape and welding techniques.
Therefore, an understanding of welding metallurgy and of the influence of the welding processes on weld microstructure, mechanical properties, and appearance (e.g., defects, distortions due to residual stresses) is crucial to guarantee the performance of assembled parts and structures during the service, in any field.
This Special Issue aims to collect the most recent research on innovative and pioneering works in welding metallurgy that cover several aspects such as microstructure–property relationships of welds, welding techniques (fusion welding and solid-state welding), residual stress and distortion, post-weld heat treatment, numerical simulation of weld solidification and cooling, as well as corrosion phenomena.
Dr. Pasquale Russo Spena
Manuscript Submission Information
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- welding metallurgy
- ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
- fusion welding
- solid-state welding
- microstructure–mechanical property relationships
- residual stress and distortion
- post-weld heat treatment
- modeling and FEM simulation