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Title: Experimentally Verified Numerical Model of Thixoforming Process

Abstract

A new mathematical model of thixotropic casting based on the two-phase approach for the semi-solid metal alloys is presented. The corresponding numerical algorithm has been implemented in original computer software using the finite element method in the 3-D geometry and using the Lagrangian approach to flow description. The model has been verified by means of an original experiment of thixoforming in a model die specially designed for this purpose. Some particular cases of such casting and influence of operating parameters on the segregation phenomenon have been discussed.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Foundry Institute Krakow, Zakopianska 73, 30-418 Cracow (Poland)
  2. Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Lodz, Wolczanska 213, 93-005 Lodz (Poland)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21056967
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 907; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 10. ESAFORM conference on material forming, Zaragoza (Spain), 18-20 Apr 2007; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2729666; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ALGORITHMS; ALLOYS; CASTING; COMPUTER CODES; FINITE ELEMENT METHOD; LAGRANGIAN FUNCTION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; METALS; SEGREGATION; SOLIDS; THIXOTROPY

Citation Formats

Bialobrzeski, Andrzej, Kotynia, Monika, and Petera, Jerzy. Experimentally Verified Numerical Model of Thixoforming Process. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2729666.
Bialobrzeski, Andrzej, Kotynia, Monika, & Petera, Jerzy. Experimentally Verified Numerical Model of Thixoforming Process. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2729666.
Bialobrzeski, Andrzej, Kotynia, Monika, and Petera, Jerzy. Sat . "Experimentally Verified Numerical Model of Thixoforming Process". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2729666.
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abstractNote = {A new mathematical model of thixotropic casting based on the two-phase approach for the semi-solid metal alloys is presented. The corresponding numerical algorithm has been implemented in original computer software using the finite element method in the 3-D geometry and using the Lagrangian approach to flow description. The model has been verified by means of an original experiment of thixoforming in a model die specially designed for this purpose. Some particular cases of such casting and influence of operating parameters on the segregation phenomenon have been discussed.},
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