Transient thermal behaviour in a model of linear friction welding

Andrew Alfred Lacey, Caroline Voong

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We derive a non-local model for the evolution of temperature in workpieces being joined by linear friction welding. The non-locality arises through the velocity being fixed by the temperature gradient at the weld. Short- and long-time behaviours are considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-101
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Engineering Mathematics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014


  • Friction welding
  • Lubrication theory
  • Non-local problem
  • Thermal modelling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • General Engineering


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