Publications

Book:

modeling of thermo-electro-mechanical manufacturing processesModeling of Thermo-Electro-Mechanical Manufacturing Processes with Applications in Metal Forming and Resistance Welding.

Applications in Metal Forming and Resistance Welding

C.V. Nielsen et al. Published by Springer 2013.

Technical publications on developments and applications of SORPAS®:


38. Simulation and optimisation of resistance welding using the SORPAS software programme

Z. Mikno, Sz. Kowieski and W. Zhang
Biuletyn Instytutu Spawalnictwa w Gliwicach vol. 60, No.4 (2016): 13-22.


37. Effect of nugget size and notch geometry on the high cycle fatigue performance of resistance spot welded DP590 steel sheets

Banerjee, P., Sarkar, R., Pal, T. K., & Shome, M
Journal of Materials Processing Technology 238 (2016): 226-243.


36. Plasticity and fracture modeling of the heat-affected zone in resistance spot welded tailor hardened boron steel

Eller, T. K., Greve, L., Andres, M., Medricky, M., Geijselaers, H. J. M., Meinders, V. T., & van den Boogaard, A. H.
Journal of Materials Processing Technology 234 (2016): 309-322.


35. Heating of electrodes during spot resistance welding in FEM calculations

Z. Mikno and Z. Bartnik
Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering 16(1):86-100, January 2016.


34. Study on High-Strength Steel Spot Welding Process Design and Optimization Based on SORPAS

Su Zhipu
Proceedings of SAE-China Congress 2015, pp. 545-558.


33.  Improved resistance spot weldability of 3rd generation AHSS for automotive applications

E.M. van der Aa, M. Amirthalinham, J. Winter, David Neal Hanlon, M.J.M. Hermans and M. Rijnders
 11th International Seminar on Numerical Analysis of Weldability, Graz, Seggau, Austria; 09/2015.


32. Weld nugget formation in resistance spot welding of new lightweight sandwich material

J. Sagüés Tanco, C. V. Nielsen, A. Chergui, W. Zhang and N. Bay
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 80(5-8), September 2015.


31. Numerical methods in simulation of resistance welding

C. V. Nielsen, Paulo A.F. Martins, W. Zhang and N. Bay
VI International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, April 2015.


30. 3D numerical simulation of projection welding of square nuts to sheets

C. V. Nielsen, W. Zhang, P.A.F. Martins and N. Bay
Shanghai Jiaotong Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University  49(1): 80-85, January 2015.


29. Numerical simulation of projection welding between hot-stamped steel and low-carbon steel

Z.-X.Wan, M.Wang, H.-L. Jiao, B.-E. Gao and X. -T. Lu
Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 215,  January 2015, p.171-180.


28. Influence of surface pretreatment in resistance spot welding of aluminum AA1050

Ihsan K. Al Naimi, Moneer H. Al Saadi, Kasim M. Daws & Niels Bay (2015)
Production & Manufacturing Research, 3:1, 185-200,
DOI: 10.1080/21693277.2015.1030795


27. Three-Sheet Spot Welding of Advanced High-Strength Steels.

C. V. Nielsen, K. S. Friis, W. Zhang and N. Bay
Welding journal, Vol. 90, February 2011, pp32-40.


26. Experimental and computer simulation results of the spot welding process using SORPAS software.

M A Al-Jader et al
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 178 012045. 2009.


25. Experimental and theoretical investigations to the effects of zinc coatings and splash on electrode cap wear.

N. Athi et al
Measurement, Vol. 42, No. 6, July 2009, pp944-953.


24. Monitoring the Effect of RSW Pulsing on AHSS using FEA (SORPAS) Software.

M.I. Khan et al
SAE Special Publication Papers, SP-2139, Document Number: 2007-01-1370, April 2007.


23. Simulation Software Helps Automakers.

N. Scotchmer
Welding Journal, Vol. 85, No. 8, August 2006, pp47-49.


22. Lowering Costs by Simulating Design of Complex Welds .

K. R. Chan and P. Edwards
AWS Sheet Metal Welding Conference XIII. Livonia, Michigan. May 10-12, 2006.


21. Effect of Electrode Geometry on Resistance Spot Welding of AHSS.

K. R. Chan, N. Scotchmer, J. C. Bohr, I. Khan, M. L. Kuntz and Y. N. Zhou
AWS Sheet Metal Welding Conference XIII. Livonia, Michigan. May 10-12, 2006.


20. Contact Modelling in Resistance Welding. Part 2: Experimental Validation.

Q. Song, W. Zhang and N. Bay
Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 220, No. 5, 2006, pp607-613.


19. Contact Modelling in Resistance Welding. Part 1: Algorithms and Numerical Verification.

Q. Song, W. Zhang and N. Bay
Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 220, No. 5, 2006, pp599-606.


18. Recent Advances and Improvements in the Simulation of Resistance Welding Processes.

W. Zhang
IIW-1721-05 (ex-doc. III-1345-05), Welding in the World , Vol. 50, No.3/4, 2006, pp29-37.


17. An Experimental Study Determines the Electrical Contact Resistance in Resistance Welding.

 Q. Song, W. Zhang, N. Bay
Welding Journal, Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2005, pp73s-76s.


16. Characterization of Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Resistance Welding Machines.

P. Wu, W. Zhang and N. Bay:
Welding Journal, Vol. 84, No.1, January 2005, pp17s-21s.


15. Weld Bonding of Stainless Steel.

I. O. Santos, W. Zhang, V. M. Gonçalves, N. Bay and P. A. F. Martins
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol.44, No.14, 2004, pp1431-1439.


14. Simulation of Resistance Welding for Industrial Applications

W. Zhang
Presented at Sheet Metal Welding Conference XI, Detroit, Michigan, May 11-14, 2004.


13. Determination on Maximum Follow-up Speed of Electrode System of Resistance Projection Welders

P. Wu, W. Zhang and N. Bay
International Journal for the Joining of Materials, Vol.16, No.2, 2004, pp33-36.


12. A Method for Identifying the Mechanical Parameters in Resistance Spot Welding Machines

P. Wu, W. Zhang and N. Bay
International Journal for the Joining of Materials, Vol.15, No.4, 2003, pp26-29.


11. Industrial Applications of Computer Simulation in Resistance Welding

W. Zhang
International Journal for the Joining of Materials, Vol.15, No.3, 2003, pp9-16.


10. Design and Implementation of Software for Resistance Welding Process Simulations

W. Zhang
SAE 2003 Transactions: Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol.112, No.5, 2003, pp556-564.


9. Studies of Geometric Parameters in Projection Welding of Different Material Combinations (in German)

L. Kristensen, W. Zhang and N. Bay
18th DVS-Sondertagung “Widerstandsschweissen 2001”, Duisburg, Germany, May 2001, pp76-80.


8. Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Geometric Parameters in Projection Welding

L. Kristensen, W. Zhang and N. Bay
The 10th Int. Conf. on Computer Technology in Welding, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2000, pp.21.1-21.11.


7.  Finite Element Modeling of Resistance Spot and Projection Welding Processes

W. Zhang and L. Kristensen
The 9th Int. Conf. on Computer Technology in Welding, Detroit, Michigan, September 1999, NIST Special Publication 949, pp.15-23.


6. Influence of Geometric Parameters on Weld Quality in Resistance Projection Welding

L. Kristensen, W. Zhang and N. Bay
The 9th Int. Conf. on the Joining of Materials, JOM-9, Helsingør, Denmark, May 1999. pp.112-117.


5. Finite Element Modeling of Resistance Welding Processes

W. Zhang
The 9th Int. Conf. on the Joining of Materials, JOM-9, Helsingør, Denmark, May 1999. pp.54-59.


4. Finite Element Modeling Aided Process Design in Resistance Welding

W. Zhang and N. Bay
The 8th Int. Conf. on Computer Technology in Welding, Liverpool, UK, June 1998, pp.36.1-11.


3. Verification of an FEM Program for Spot Welding

L. Kristensen, W. Zhang, M. Malberg and N. Bay
The AWS Conference on Resistance Welding: Theory and Applications, Chicago, USA, October 1997. pp.182-208.


2. Finite Element Modeling of Spot Welding Similar and Dissimilar Metals

W. Zhang, H. Hallberg and N. Bay
The 7th Int. Conf. on Computer Technology in Welding, San Francisco, USA, July 1997, NIST Special Publication 923, pp.364-373.


1.  Finite Element Modeling of the Heat Development in Resistance Welding – with an industrial example for projection welding of dissimilar metals

W. Zhang and T. Funder-Kristensen:
The 8th Int. Conf. on the Joining of Materials, JOM-8, Helsingør, Denmark, May 1997, pp.226-233.