Microstructural modelling for friction stir welding of high strength aluminum alloys

J. D. Robson, L. Campbell

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    Abstract

    Friction stir welding is conceptually simple but metallurgically highly complex due to the combination of severe deformation and high temperature. This is particularly true in the case of precipitation strengthened alloys, such as high strength aerospace aluminium alloys, where the heat and deformation of FSW lead to profound changes in both grain structure and precipitate distribution that ultimately determine weld performance. © 2012 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1008-1013
    Number of pages5
    JournalMaterials Science Forum
    Volume706-709
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

    • Aerospace aluminium alloy
    • Friction stir welding
    • Microstructural modelling

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