Introduction to the Physical Metallurgy of Welding

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-08-01
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

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Table of Contents

Preface to the 1st edition
Preface to the 2nd edition
Fusion Welding - Process Variablesp. 1
Fusion weldingp. 2
The weld thermal cyclep. 18
Residual stresses in weldsp. 38
The Weld Metalp. 55
Characteristics of weld solidificationp. 56
Thermal gradients and turbulence in the meltp. 56
Geometry of the weld meltp. 59
Epitaxial solidificationp. 66
Crystal growth and segregationp. 69
Cellular and dendritic solidification in weldsp. 76
Dendritic growth in single crystal welds of stainless steelp. 85
Refining weld structuresp. 87
Phase transformations during cooling of the weld metalp. 89
Modelling the microstructure and properties of weld metalsp. 118
Weld metal toughnessp. 121
The Heat-Affected Zonep. 126
The base materialp. 127
The heating cyclep. 135
Grain growthp. 146
Practical considerations of grain growth and grain growth control in the HAZp. 156
Reactions at the fusion linep. 164
Transformations during coolingp. 167
The heat-affected zone microstructure of oxide-dispersed steelsp. 169
Predicting the microstructure and properties of the HAZp. 172
Multi-run weldsp. 183
PC software for weldability predictionp. 187
Cracking and Fracture in Weldsp. 191
Fracture toughnessp. 191
Solidification crackingp. 200
Liquation crackingp. 207
Lamellar tearingp. 209
Cold crackingp. 216
Reheat crackingp. 233
Case study: The Alexander Kielland disasterp. 242
Appendix: Weld cracking tests and weldability formulaep. 261
Indexp. 265
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