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Heat Flow In Cylindrical Bodies During Laser Surface Transformation Hardening
Author(s): Ole A. Sandven
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Paper Abstract

A mathematical model for the transient heat flow in cylindrical specimens is presented. The model predicts the temperature distribution in the vicinity of a moving ring-shaped laser spot around the periphery of the outer surface of a cylinder, or the inner surface of a hollow cylinder. It can be used to predict the depth of case in laser surface transformation hardening. The validity of the model is tested against experimental results obtained on SAE 4140 steel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 January 1980
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0198, Laser Applications in Materials Processing, (24 January 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958033
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Ole A. Sandven, Avco Everett Metalworking Lasers (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0198:
Laser Applications in Materials Processing
John F. Ready, Editor(s)

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