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

The Paton Welding Journal 2016 #01
TPWJ, 2016, #1, 12-16 pages
Modelling of chemical composition of weld pool metal in arc methods of welding

Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                      0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 1, 2016 (January)
Pages                      12-16
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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