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FE-Simulation of Machining Induced Phase Transformations Considering Friction as a Function of Temperature and Sliding Speed and Detailed Modeling of the Heat Transport


  • This work is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in frame of the Priority Program CuTSim – “Modelling, Simulation and Compensation of Thermal Effects for Complex Machining Processes“ (SPP 1480). The authors thank Dr. Magnus Rohde of the Institute of Applied Materials – Applied Materials Physics, for the laser flash tests.



2D-FE-cutting simulation for the steel 42CrMo4 (AISI4140) including the prediction of machining induced phase transformations at the workpiece surface layer. The model predicts thickness, composition, and hardness of transformed workpiece material.