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2D and 3D implementation of a new hot tearing criterion

EPFL and CALCOM have derived a transient version of EPFL/Calcom�s hot tearing criterion. Input to this criterion has been obtained from temperature and stress/strain field modelling using Calcosoft and ABAQUS. The model has been implemented in the form of a new software module, which has been applied to study hot tearing formation during DC casting of aluminium.

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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Laboratoire de métallurgie physique
1015 Lausanne
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