Laser Heating Applications: Analytical Modelling

Laser Heating Applications: Analytical Modelling

by Bekir Yilbas


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Laser Heating Applications: Analytical Modelling by Bekir Yilbas

Thermal treatment of materials occupies a significant, increasing proportion of MSE activity and is an integral component of modern curricula as well as a highly monetized component of industrial production. Laser processing of materials offers advantages over conventional methods of processing. Some of these advantages include fast processing, precision of operation, low cost and local treatment. Analytical modeling of laser processing gives insight into the physical and mathematical aspects of the problem and provides useful information on process optimization. This work from Professor Yilbas, a world-recognized expert in laser materials processing, provides the necessary depth and weight of analysis, collating mathematical and physical modeling and experimentation with the necessary discussion of applications. It meets coherence in topics with high technical quality. It encompasses the basics of laser processing and provides an introduction to analytical modeling of the process. Fundamentals and formulation of the heating process are presented for numerous heating conditions.

  • Detailed analytical solutions for laser heating problems (including thermal stress) aids analysis of linkage between process parameters, such as laser pulse and laser intensity, and material response, such as temperature and stress
  • Encompasses practical solutions to thermal heating problems (unlike the length solutions of numerical schemes)
  • Extensive fourier and non-fourier treatments and consequent analysis provides improved understanding of mathematical transformations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780124157828
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 07/15/2012
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bekir S. Yilbas received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Birmingham University. He was awarded the Doctor of Engineering in 2005 by Birmingham University owing to his significant contribution to his field of study. He has published over 600 journal papers in reputable international journals and presented over 100 papers at international conferences. He has served as an editorial board member of international journals, including International Journal of Machine Tool and Manufacture Design, Research and Application, International Journal of Subsurface Sensing Technologies and Applications, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, International Journal of Nano-manufacturing and Archives of Materials Science and Engineering. He has received numerous awards as recognition of his research work.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to laser heating process

2. Conduction limited laser pulsed laser heating : fourier heating model

3. Non-conduction limited pulsed laser heating: fourier heating model

4. Laser cutting process

5. Thermal stress analysis

6. Laser short-pulse heating: non-equilibrium heating

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