Seminars and Events

Phase-field simulation of solidification, heat tretment and thermomechanical processing of Ni-base superalloys

Date/Time: 30.03.2017. 4:10 p.m
Place: Modelling and Simulation of Superalloys 2017, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany

Johannes Viktor Görler, Scalebridging Thermodynamic and Kinetic Simulation, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Ingo Steinbach, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum

The phase-field method has emerged as the method of choice for simulation of microstructure evolution and phase-transformations in material science. One key application is solidification, precipitation heat treatment and thermomechanical processing of Ni-base superalloys. The talk will review the principles of phase-field modeling in a thermodynamic consistent framework, highlighting some historical aspects of model development. Special emphasis will be given to aspects of coupling chemistry and mechanics. Some recent results within the SFB/TR 103 “Superalloys Single Crystal” will be presented.

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