The Mathematics of Thermal Modeling: An Introduction to the Theory of Laser Material Processing, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

The Mathematics of Thermal Modeling

An Introduction to the Theory of Laser Material Processing, 1st Edition

By John Michael Dowden

Chapman and Hall/CRC

304 pages

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The use of lasers for various applications in materials processing has grown rapidly in recent years. Lasers are by nature particularly well suited to automation, but to ensure repeatability and reliability, the engineers employing them must not simply rely on numerical analysis software. They must have a firm grasp on the physical principles invol

Table of Contents

Thermal Modeling. Physical Principles. The Temperature in Blocks and Plates. Time Dependent Solutions in Blocks. Moving Boundary Problems. Simple Models of Laser Keyhole Welding. The Fluid Regions in Keyhole Welding.

Thermo-Elastic Problems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science