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The Paton Welding Journal 2021 #01
TPWJ, 2021, #1, 18-22 pages

Comparative analysis of the results of computer simulation of heat transfer and hydrodynamic processes in the metal being welded by means of different software tools

O.P. Semenov1, I.V. Krivtsun1, A.V. Lykhoshva1, O.I. Hluchenkyi2 and O.I. Bondar2
1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of NAS of Ukraine, 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
2The Institute of Electrodynamics of NAS of Ukraine 56 Peremohy Prosp. 03057, Kyiv, Ukraine

In this work we considered two software tools for the purpose of multiphysics simulation of physical phenomena in weld pool: COMSOL Multiphysics and in-hose finite element (FE) code implemented in Wolfram Mathematica. For validation purpose, two test problems dealing with Marangoni induced convection are solved. Good agreement between benchmark solutions and obtained results is observed. Developed numerical algorithms and computer code can readily be employed for multiphysics simulation in welding. 14 Ref., 1 Table, 8 Figures.
Keywords: marangoni convection, weld pool shape, mathematical modelling, laser beam welding

Received 10.12.2020


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