WJ Supplements - 2005

RESEARCH PAPERS

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  • Friction Stir Welding of 2219 Aluminum: Behavior of 9 (AI2Cu) Particles
    An experimental study was conducted into whether a workpiece reaches the lower bounds of melting temperature to trigger liquation when friction stir welded.
    BY G. Cao and S. Kou
    Published January 2005
  • Intelligent Control of Pulsed GTAW with Filler Metal
    A visual imaging system provides feedback on weld shape for controlling welding on plates with varied root openings.
    BY G. J. Zhang et al.
    Published January 2005
  • Characterization of Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Resistance Welding Machines
    A test was devised to determine basic, independent machine parameters to help in the development of a model for predicting the mechanical dynamics of a resistance welding machine.
    BY P. Wu et al.
    Published January 2005

  • The Application of Artificial Neural Networks to Weld-Induced Deformation in Ship Plate
    An increase in carbon content proved beneficial in reducing thin plate distortion caused by welding.
    BY M. P. Lightfoot et al.
    Published February 2005
  • Development of a Lightweight Fume Hood for Handheld Welding Guns
    A small welding hood that completely covered the weld area helped minimize fume emissions.
    BY N. Turkem et al.
    Published February 2005

  • Development of Flux and Filler Metal for Brazing Magnesium Alloy AZ31B
    A small amount of zinc in the filler metal composition was found to be a key ingredient for high joint strength.
    BY T. Watanabe et al.
    Published March 2005
  • Processing of Alumina-Niobium Interfaces via Liquid-Film-Assisted Joining
    The strength of a ceramic-metal interface was improved with the addition of a copper film interlayer.
    BY J. T. McKeown et al.
    Published March 2005

  • Influence of Molybdenum on Ferritic High-Strength SMAW All-Weld-Metal Properties
    As molybdenum increased, hardness, yield, and tensile strengths increased for high-strength SMAW electrode weld metal.
    BY E. Surian et al.
    Published April 2005
  • Liquation Cracking in Full Penetration Al-Si Welds
    An investigation showed high-Si, Al-Si casting alloys could backfill and heal liquation cracks in welds no matter which filler metal was used.
    BY G. Cao and S. Kou
    Published April 2005

  • An Experimental Study Determines the Electrical Contact Resistance in Resistance Welding
    A parametric study was carried out on a GleebleĀ® machine to evaluate the influence of pressure, temperature, and metal properties on resistance welding.
    BY Q. Song et al.
    Published May 2005
  • An Experimental Study Determines the Electrical Contact Resistance in Resistance Welding
    A parametric study was carried out on a GleebleĀ® machine to evaluate the influence of pressure, temperature, and metal properties on resistance welding.
    BY Q. Song et al.
    Published May 2005

  • Chemical Analysis of Welding Fume Particles
    Airborne particle size proves an important factor in determining welding fume toxicity.
    BY N. T. Jenkins and T. W. Eagar
    Published June 2005
  • Service Life of Tungsten Electrodes in Hyperbaric Dry Underwater Welding
    A means of determining tungsten electrode service life under hyperbaric conditions is presented.
    BY H. Ozden and K. T. Gursel
    Published June 2005

  • Reliable Calculations of Heat and Fluid Flow during Conduction Mode Laser Welding through Optimization of Uncertain Parameters
    To improve the reliability of heat transfer and fluid flow prediction calculations, optimized values for process variables were factored into the model.
    BY A. De and T. DebRoy
    Published July 2005
  • Reliable Calculations of Heat and Fluid Flow during Conduction Mode Laser Welding through Optimization of Uncertain Parameters
    To improve the reliability of heat transfer and fluid flow prediction calculations, optimized values for process variables were factored into the model.
    BY A. De and T. DebRoy
    Published July 2005


  • Determination of Optimal Welding Conditions with a Controlled Random Search Procedure
    A controlled random search can determine the nearoptimal settings for weld process parameters using a small number of experiments.
    BY D. Kim et al.
    Published August 2005
  • Constraints-Based Modeling Enables Successful Development of a Welding Electrode Specification for Critical Navy Applications
    A constraints-based modeling approach reduced the risks inherent in developing a high-performance welding electrode specification for U.S. Navy applications.
    BY K. Sampath
    Published August 2005

  • Influence of Procedure Variables on C-Mn-Ni-Mo Metal Cored Wire Ferritic All-Weld Metal
    Different shielding gases, welding position, number of weld passes, and arc energy were all studied to assess their influence on the all-weld-metal properties of a metal cored filler metal.
    BY N. M. Ramini De Rissone et al.
    Published September 2005

  • Estimation of Cooling Rate in the Welding of Plates with Intermediate Thickness
    A method was developed to estimate the cooling rate of a welded section based on applying a weighting factor to the Rosenthal analytical solutions for thick and thin plates.
    BY K. Poorhaydari et al.
    Published October 2005
  • Particle Size Distribution of Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Welding Fumes
    Impactor separation of welding fumes showed the welding process determined particle size distribution.
    BY N. T. Jenkins et al.
    Published October 2005

  • Effects of Process Parameters on Angular Distortion of Gas Metal Arc Welded Structural Steel Plates
    Mathematical models were developed to correlate out-of-plane distortion with process variables.
    BY V. Vel Murugan and V. Gunaraj
    Published November 2005
  • Development of Requirements for Resistance Spot Welding Dual-Phase (DP600) Steels Part 1 - The Causes of Interfacial Fracture
    Its high strength and light weight make DP-600 very attractive for auto bodies, but wide acceptance will depend on the proof of spot weld integrity.
    BY M. Marya and X. Q. Gayden
    Published November 2005

  • Fatigue Behavior of Welded Joints Part 1 - Statistical Methods for Fatigue Life Prediction
    Fatigue life and fatigue limit were treated as random variables in this statistical model.
    BY V. Vel Murugan and V. Gunaraj
    Published December 2005
  • A Mechanism of Spatter Production from the Viewpoint of the Integral of Specific Current Action
    The integral of specific current action was used to quantitatively explain the mechanism of spatter production.
    BY S. K. Kang and S. J. Na
    Published December 2005
  • Development of Requirements for Resistance Spot Welding Dual-Phase (DP600) Steels Part 2: Statistical Analyses and Process Maps
    Weld button diameter was a key factor influencing weld fracture.
    BY M. Marya and X. Q. Gayden
    Published December 2005