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Development of selection methods for steels and their heat treatments

Sauvage, C and Lovatt, AM and Shercliff, HR (1998) Development of selection methods for steels and their heat treatments. Technical Report. Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

Designers who want to manufacture a hardenable steel component need to select both the steel and its heat treatment. This project aims to develop a selection methodology for steels and process routes as an aid to designers. Three studies were conducted: - production of software to calculate the "equivalent diameter" and "equivalent Jominy distance" for simple shapes of a steel component; - prediction of semi-empirical Jominy curves (as-cooled) using CCT diagrams and process modelling methods, which were validated by experiment on plain carbon steels; - investigation of tempering of Jominy bars to explore the potential for semi-empirical models for the hardness after tempering.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: theme="Materials Selection", Materials selection, process selection
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div C > Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:57
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 17:44
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