- Language: English
- 166 Pages
- Published: December 2008
- Region: Europe
Friction stir welding
- Published: December 2009
- 436 pages
- Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Friction stir welding (FSW) is a solid-state welding process that is gaining wide acceptance in industry, especially the shipbuilding, aerospace, mass transportation and automotive industries. FSW is particularly suited to those industries that use aluminium and its alloys. This authoritative book provides a comprehensive review of the subject of friction stir welding and covers topics such as process basics, equipment, modelling, inspection and quality control and applications.
Part 1 General issues: The friction stir welding process: an overview
- Material deformation and joint formation in friction stir welding
- Friction stir welding equipment
- Industrial applications of friction stir welding
- The future of friction stir welding
- Inspection and quality control in friction stir welding.
Part 2 Variables in friction stir welding: Residual stresses in friction stir welding
- Effects and defects of friction stir welds
- Modeling thermal properties in friction stir welding
- Metallurgy and weld performance in friction stir welding.
Daniela Lohwasser is a friction stir welding specialist with AIRBUS, Germany. Zhan W Chen is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.