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The transient method – the third out of three methods to simulate the heat effects of welding

by Harald Porzner on 5 Dec 2012
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In order to meet different requirements from first design to start of production, three different methods are available in the Virtual Welding & Assembly Suite from ESI. The third one – the transient method – is used when not only distortion but also residual stresses and microstructure need to be evaluated. The part size allows running a heat source gradually. Compare it with a formability evaluation in sheet metal forming. A motorcycle rim may serve as an example.
Product:
Weld Planner
Trade:
Welding & Assembly
Industry:
all industries
Keywords:
transient method
engineering
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