Technical output

SG-212

The Physics of Welding

From the Chair

Our dedicated experts pursue scientific understanding of the welding arc, metal transfer and weld pool phenomena through experimentation and modelling, in order to control and improve weld quality and productivity.

Terms of reference

The aim of Study Group-The Physics of Welding (SG-212) is to collect, discuss and provide science-based solutions for the mechanisms of arc and fusion welding, in order to control and improve weld quality and productivity. The Working Unit achieves this by focusing on the profound understanding of the welding arc, metal transfer and the weld pool via experimentation and modelling, comprehension of boundary phenomena between the electrode, arc plasma and the weld pool, and the exchange of information and development of useful simulation software for digital manufacturing.