Masters Theses

Title

Modeling powder flow for laser aided deposition process

Keywords and Phrases

Coaxial nozzles; Shielding gas; Laser aided manufacturing process (LAMP); Metallic powder

Abstract

"The first part of the thesis aims to understand the flow structure of coaxial nozzle used in laser aided material deposition process and be able to control focused particle stream by switching shielding gas ratio and outer shielding gas inclination angle...The second part proposes a stochastic model, which considers particle shape effects, to quickly simulate realistic powder flow and also meet the practical requirement for design optimization of the coaxial nozzle."--Abstract, page iv.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2004

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Numerical and experimental study of shielding gas orientation effects on particle stream concentration mode in coaxial laser aided material deposition process
  • Numerical simulation of metallic powder flow in coaxial nozzle for laser aided deposition process

Pagination

x, 59 leaves

Rights

© 2004 Heng Pan, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Rapid prototyping

Thesis Number

T 8482

Print OCLC #

56474012

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5124212~S5

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