Volume 8, Issue 8 (September 2011)

    Microstructure and Hardness Prediction at the Core of Steel Parts of Any Configuration during Quenching

    (Received 25 October 2010; accepted 21 June 2011)

    Published Online: 2011

    CODEN: JAIOAD

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    Abstract

    In this paper we discuss the standard Jominy curve method, which is used for hardness and microstructure prediction at the core of steel parts of different shapes. It is shown that the simplified method of calculation needs verification by an exact analytical solution of the problem connected with the Jominy end-quench method. For this purpose, an exact analytical method of calculations is proposed. It is established that the cooling rate at the core of steel parts can differ by up to 12 % as compared with the self-regulated boiling process and extremely forced convection. The results of the investigations can be used for Jominy standard end-quenched method improvement and analyses of quenching processes. They also can be used for the development of new technologies.


    Author Information:

    Kobasko, Nikolai
    IQ Technologies Inc.,

    Guseynov, Sharif
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Information Technology, Transport and Telecommunication Institute,


    Stock #: JAI103525

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI103525

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    Title Microstructure and Hardness Prediction at the Core of Steel Parts of Any Configuration during Quenching
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    Committee A01