A coupled thermal-mechanical finite element model (FEM) is developed using ABAQUS software to simulate friction element welding (FEW) process. The FEM will be used for investigating underlying mechanisms of FEW in joining aluminum alloys to steel alloys.
Varma, Ankit and Zhao, Xin, "Thermal-Mechanical Numerical Modeling of Friction Element Welding" (2019). Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS). 286.