2016 №01 (01) DOI of Article
2016 №01 (03)

Automatic Welding 2016 #01
Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #1, 2016, pp. 14-18

Modelling of chemical composition of weld pool metal in arc methods of welding

V.V. Golovko And L.A. Taraborkin

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
Development of complex calculation algorithm based on system approach for numerical prediction of formation and growth of non-metallic inclusions in a weld metal is one of the important tasks in present time. One of significant blocks of it is a calculation estimation of weld metal chemical composition in arc methods of welding, which is of interest and being studied in present work. A procedure was proposed for calculation of content of weld pool melt in arc welding. The developed procedure is based on modelling of thermodynamics of interface interaction in metal–slag–gas-vapor phase system in a temperature range typical for weld pool existence in arc methods of welding. Predicted content of metal melt can be a basis for modelling of content, size, morphology and chemical composition of non-metallic inclusions in weld metal. 11 Ref., 3 Tables, 3 Figures.
Keywords: arc welding, weld pool, melt, thermodynamics, inclusions, slag, chemical composition, modelling, prediction
Received:                27.10.15
Published:               15.03.16
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