Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 44, Number 3, December 2008
|Page(s)||317 - 322|
|Section||Physics and Mechanics of Fluids, Microfluidics|
|Published online||24 October 2008|
A dynamical model for investigation of A3 point maximal spatial evolution during resistance spot welding using Boubaker polynomials
UR Mécanique Appliquée, Ingénierie et Industrialisation
(MA2I), ENIT, Tunisia
2 ESSTT, 63 rue Sidi Jabeur, 5100 Mahdia, Tunisia
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: 26 August 2008
Accepted: 29 August 2008
Published online: 24 October 2008
This paper presents a dynamical non linear model of the spatial time-dependant evolution of A3 point during a particular sequence of resistance spot welding in steel material. The model is based on a solution to the heat equation, expressed in cylindrical coordinates inside the joint area, and when the source term is attributed to the electrical power. By the mean of the steel binary Fe–C diagram and the deduced t-dependant temperature rise profile, an estimation of the A3 point spatial range date is given and compared to further results. The obtained temperature profile is yielded, taking into account main parameters variations, as a guide to non-destructive protocols and thermal characteristics investigation
PACS: 81.20.Vj – Joining; welding / 07.20.Dt – Thermometers / 44.35.+c – Heat flow in multiphase systems / 44.05.+e – Analytical and numerical techniques
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