Effects of Process Parameters of Friction Stir Processing on Tensile Strength of AA6063 Aluminum Alloy

Authors(2) :-Uday Sen, Kulbhushan Sharma

In this investigation, the effect of friction stir processing (FSP) parameters such as rotational speed, traverse speed and plunge depth on the tensile strength of AA6063 aluminum alloy was studied. The experiments were carried out as per response surface methodology parametric design concepts to study the influence of various combinations of process parameters. Statistical optimization technique, ANOVA was used to determine the optimum levels and to find the significance of each process parameter. The results indicate that rotational speed (RS), and traverse speed (TS) are the most significant factors, followed by plunge depth (PD) in deciding the tensile strength of friction stir processed aluminum alloy. In addition, mathematical models were developed to establish relationship between different process variables and tensile strength.

Authors and Affiliations

Uday Sen
Department of Mechanical Engineering, LRIET, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
Kulbhushan Sharma
Department of Mechanical Engineering, LRIET, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India

AA6063 aluminum alloy, friction stir processing, response surface methodology, tensile strength.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 2 | March-April 2016
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 785-789
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1622257
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Uday Sen, Kulbhushan Sharma, " Effects of Process Parameters of Friction Stir Processing on Tensile Strength of AA6063 Aluminum Alloy, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.785-789 , March-April-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1622257

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