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The overall aim of this project has been to derive quantitative thermodynamic and kinetic algorithms and use them to develop personal computer based programs that can predict microstructural development as a series of contours around welds. The work has covered both, single- and multi-pass conventional arc and high energy density welding processes. The work on single-pass welds has been based on the prediction of the metallurgical structure of the HAZ from the chemical composition and relevant WELDING PROCESS. This validated program, called HAZMET, provides for both the expert and non-expert user by altering the number of variables the user can employ and decisions that have to be made. It can provide a property prediction, explore the effects of different welding processes and weld geometries and the influence of PWHT on the final results.

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Authors: SMITH L, ;NICHOLAS J, ;WEBSTER S, CORUS UK Limited, Rotherham (UK);PARKER S V, CORUS UK Limited, Rotherham (UK);DI NUNZIO P E, Centro Sviluppo Materiali (CSM), Roma (IT);MATERA S, Centro Sviluppo Materiali (CSM), Roma (IT);CESILE M C, Centro Sviluppo Materiali (CSM), Roma (IT);COPPOLA T, Arcelor Research, Dunkerque (FR);BUIRETTE C, CEIT, San Sebastian (ES);KAPLAN D, CEIT, San Sebastian (ES);LEMOINE T, CEIT, San Sebastian (ES);MARTIN-MEIZOSO A, The Welding Institute, Cambridge (UK);MOYA C, The Welding Institute, Cambridge (UK);OCANA I, The Welding Institute, Cambridge (UK)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21338 EN (2005), 304 pp. Euro: 35
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-21338-EN-S Available from EUR-OP sales agents URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-9593-6
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