2019 №04 (01) DOI of Article
2019 №04 (03)

Electrometallurgy Today 2019 #04
SEM, 2019, #4, 9-17 pages

Journal                    SEM
Publisher                International Association «Welding»
ISSN                      2415-8445 (print)
Issue                       № 4, 2019 (November)
Pages                      9-17
Modeling hydrodynamic and thermal processes in the mould in cold-hearth electron beam melting

S.V. Akhonin1, Yu.M. Gorislavets2, A.I. Glukhenkiy2, V.A. Berezos1, A.I. Bondar2, A.N. Pikulin1
1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine. 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
2Institute of Electrodynamics of the NAS of Ukraine. 56 Pobedy Prosp., 03507, Kyiv, Ukraine. E -mail: gai56@ied.org.ua

A 3D mathematical model was formulated for conjugated hydrodynamic and thermal processes in the solidifying metal for the steady-state mode of the process of electron beam melting of titanium alloy in the continuous-operation cylindrical mould. A hydrodynamic problem for viscous turbulent flow was computed, using k-ε model of turbulence. At consideration of thermal processes the method of total heat capacity was used to allow for the heat of phase transition, heat and mass transfer and turbulent heat conductivity of the melt were taken into account. The 3d fields of metal movement velocity and its temperature were obtained, position of a two-phase zone in the ingot was determined. Ref. 16, Tabl. 2, Fig. 7.
Key words: electron beam melting; mould; intermediate crucible; mathematical modeling; hydrodynamic and thermal processes
Received:                24.05.19
Published:               23.09.19


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