Modeling of a Confinement Effect in Laser Shock Peening on Titanium Alloy

티타늄 합금에 대한 레이저 쇼크 피닝에서 컨파인먼트에 따른 피닝 효과 모델링

  • Lee, Wooram (Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology) ;
  • Kim, Joohan (Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology)
  • Received : 2013.05.20
  • Accepted : 2013.07.13
  • Published : 2013.08.15


In this study, the effect of laser shock peening on a titanium alloy was modeled using different confinements. Both liquid and solid confinement could be applied to laser shock peening, and solid confinement provided a dry laser shock peening process, which has the advantage of a corrosion-free effect. When a different confinement was applied to laser shock peening, a different peening effect would be expected. In our study, the peening effect was numerically modeled and simulated. The main effect of different confinements was a change in the impedances required to confine a shock wave from a plasma. The impedances were assumed with respect to different materials. Johnson-Cook's plastic deformation modeling was applied to the simulation. The strains and residual stresses were calculated to evaluate the confinement effects. When solid confinement was used, the residual stress increased by 60-85%, compared to the case of liquid confinement. However, the depth of the residual stress was slightly deeper. The simulated results could be applied to estimate the peening effect when a different confinement was used in the laser shock peening process.


Supported by : 서울과학기술대학교


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