Development of a Mechanistic Model for Friction Stir Channeling
A mechanistic model for the process specific energy as a function of the processing parameters during friction stir channeling (FSC) in AL6061-T6 was developed and investigated. The thermal cycle acting on the surface of the workpiece was measured using an infra red (IR) camera and the peak temperatures were studied as a function of the specific energy. The channel area is plotted against the process specific energy and is analyzed. A relationship between the processing conditions (tool rotational rate, traverse speed, and plunge depth) and the channel area is defined.
N. Balasubramanian et al., "Development of a Mechanistic Model for Friction Stir Channeling," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, vol. 132, no. 5, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Sep 2010.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4002453
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Channel Area; Friction Stir; Friction Stir Processing; Infra Red; Mechanistic Models; Peak Temperatures; Processing Condition; Processing Parameters; Rotational Rates; Specific Energy; Thermal Cycle; Traverse Speed; Work Pieces; Friction; Tribology; Friction Stir Channeling
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