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Each month the Welding Journal serves those who build or specify welded products and structures. This is accomplished in part through the on-going research of distinguished colleagues around the world.

Research Papers posted after 12/98 are available in PDF format ONLY. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF version of the document.

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  • Infrared Measurement of Base Metal Temperature in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
    Elimination of interfering radiation from the arc and tungsten electrode are found to be required for accurate infrared temperature measurements of base metal temperature BY D. FARSON, R. RICHARDSON AND X. LI
    Posted 9/98 - HTML Version

  • A Model for HAZ Hardness Profiles in Al-Li-X Alloys: Application to the Al-Li-Cu Alloy 2095
    A study was conducted to prove an earlier theoretical model and understand hardness profiles in the HAZ of Al-Li-X type alloys BY G. O. RADING, M. SHAMSUZZOHA AND J. T. BERRY
    Posted 10/98 - HTML Version

  • Effect of Residual Stresses on Design Assessment of Partial Penetration Laser Welds in a Pressure Valve Component
    A finite element analysis is conducted on a pressure component to determine the parameters for laser welding it BY C. L. TSAI, M. L. LIAW AND J. I. TENG
    Posted 10/98 - HTML Version

  • Solidification and Weldability of Nb-Bearing Superalloys
    The relation between alloy composition, solidification behavior, microstructural development and solidification cracking susceptibility is established for a wide range of experimental alloys. BY J. N. DUPONT, C. V. ROBINO AND A. R. MARDER. J. N. DUPONT and A. R. MARDER are with Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. C. V. ROBINO is with Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
    Posted 10/98 - HTML Version

  • Development of the Copper-Tin Diffusion-Brazing Process
    A fluxless silver-free process was developed that is suitable for fusion reactor components. BY S. P. S. SANGHA, D. M. JACOBSON AND A. T. PEACOCK. S. P. S. SANGHA and D. M. JACOBSON are with Matra Marconi Space, Stevenage, England, and A. T. PEACOCK is with JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon, England.
    Posted 10/98 - HTML Version

  • Microstructure/Property Relationships in Dissimilar Welds Between Duplex Stainless Steels and Carbon Steels
    The effect of weld metal microstructure on toughness and pitting corrosion resistance is evaluated for both a duplex stainless steel and Ni-based filler metal. BY E. J. BARNHOUSE AND J. C. LIPPOLD. E. J. BARNHOUSE is with Weirton Steel Corp., Weirton, W. Va. J. C. LIPPOLD is with The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
    Posted 12/98 - HTML Version

    Supplements posted after 12/98 will be available in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF version of the document.

  • The Role of Aluminum on the Weldability and Sulfidation Behavior of Iron-Aluminum Cladding
    The study showed cracking of Fe-Al cladding was independent of the welding process and parameters, but related directly to the amount of aluminum present. BY S. W. BANOVIC, J. N. DuPONT, P. F. TORTORELLI AND A. R. MARDER S. W. BANOVIC, J. N. DuPONT and A. R. MARDER are with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. P. F. TORTORELLI is with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
    Posted 1/99

  • Transient Thermal Analysis of Spot Welding Electrodes
    A parametric model was developed to predict thermal behavior of electrode cap. BY K. S. YEUNG AND P. H. THORNTON, K. S. YEUNG and P. H. THORNTON are with Scientific Research Laboratories, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich.
    Posted 1/99

  • Finite Element Model of Pulsed Laser Welding
    A newly developed model correlated with an experiment has shown laser beam energy distribution and absorptivity greatly affects laser weld dimensions. BY M. R. FREWIN AND D. A. SCOTT
    Posted 2/99

  • How to Control Hydrogen Level in (Super) Duplex Stainless Steel Weldments Using the GTAW or GMAW Process
    Welding parameters seem to be the determining factor for controlling hydrogen levels even when high shielding gas moisture, high ferrite level and high restraint conditions were induced. BY V. v. d. MEE, H. MEELKER and R. v. d. SCHELDE
    Posted 2/99

  • Hydrogen-Induced Cracking along the Fusion Boundary of Dissimilar Metal Welds
    The susceptibility of dissimilar austenitic/ferritic combinations to hydrogen-induced cracking near the fusion boundary has been investigated. By M. D. Rowe, T. W. Nelson and J. C. Lippold
    Posted 4/99

  • Modeling and Analysis of Laser Melting within a Narrow Groove Weld Joint
    Experimental melt patterns on 304 stainless steel agree well with calculation and simulation results. BY J. O. MILEWSKI AND M. B. BARBE
    Posted 7/99

  • Determination of Weld Loads and Throat Requirements Using Finite Element Analysis with Shell Element Models Š A Comparison with Classical Analysis
    Weld size requirements based on throat shear against electrode allowables were calculated with loads derived from FEA shell element results. BY M. A. WEAVER
    Posted 7/99

  • Intermediate Temperature Joining of Dissimilar Metals
    Stainless steel and Ag-Ni-Ag laminate are joined to copper with Au-based alloys at 400-550°C (752-1022°F). BY F. M. HOSKING, J. J. STEPHENS AND J. A. REJENT
    Posted 7/99

  • Process Behavior and Stability in Short Circuit Gas Metal Arc Welding
    The stability of the short circuit gas metal arc welding process is directly related to weld pool oscillations. BY M. J. M. HERMANS AND G. DEN OUDEN
    Posted 7/99

  • Fume Formation Rates in Gas Metal Arc Welding
    A new fume chamber design improves the accuracy of fume generation data. BY B. J. QUIMBY AND G. D. ULRICH
    Posted 7/99

  • Development of Welding Wire for High-Purity Austenitic Stainless Steels
    Welds produced with the developed filler metal possess equivalent corrosion and mechanical properties to high-purity stainless steel, in addition to good weldability. BY H. Y. HAN AND Z. SUN
    Posted 7/99

  • Thermocapillary and Arc Phenomena in Stainless Steel Welding
    The influence of thermocapillary convection on weld shape is investigated for the gas tungsten arc process. BY S. W. PIERCE, P. BURGARDT AND D. L. OLSON
    Posted 7/99

  • Observation of the Keyhole during Plasma Arc Welding
    Once the keyhole was established, the width of the keyhole did not change with an increasing welding current and a decreasing welding speed. BY Y. M. ZHANG AND S. B. ZHANG
    Posted 7/99

  • On-Line Quality Monitoring in Short-Circuit Gas Metal Arc Welding
    Results show it is possible to detect changes in weld quality automatically and on-line. BY S. ADOLFSSON, A. BAHRAMI, G. BOLMSJÖ AND I. CLAESSON
    Posted 7/99

  • Steady and Pulsed Direct Current Welding with a Single Converter
    With a new method of firing the thyristors, steady and pulsed direct current welding with a single three-phase converter is possible. BY M. THAMODHARAN, H. P. BECK AND A. WOLF
    Posted 7/99

  • Static and Fatigue Behavior of Spot-Welded 5182-0 Aluminum Alloy Sheet
    Dilution from FCAW-S weld metals influences SMAW mechanical properties. BY A. GEAN, S. A. WESTGATE, J. C. KUCZA AND J. C. EHRSTROM
    Posted 7/99

  • The Effects of Intermixed Weld Metal on Mechanical Properties Š Part I
    Dilution from FCAW-S weld metals influences SMAW mechanical properties. BY M. A. QUINTANA AND M. Q. JOHNSON
    Posted 7/99

  • The Effect of Joint Design and Volume Fraction on Friction Welding Properties of A360/SiC (p) Composites
    For this friction welding system, the joint strength is best with 360 Al-360Al and worst with 360Al/10v-%-360Al/10v-% SiC particulate composites. BY C. B. LIN, C. K. MU, W. W. WU AND C. H. HUNG
    Posted 7/99

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