Majumdar, Pradip, 1954-
M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Heating--Mathematical models||Green's functions||Lasers--Industrial applications
An analytical model based on Green’s function method is developed to analyze the heating rates, temperature distribution, and heat effected zone in a material irradiated by a high energy laser. The Green’s function results are compared with that produced by a commercial finite element code. A parametric study shows a significant effect of parameters such as beam power diameter, length of defocusing and surface absorptivity value on the heating rate, temperature distribution and heat effected zone.
Xia, Hong, "Analysis of laser heating of materials using Green's function method" (1997). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 1457.
xi, 74 pages
Northern Illinois University
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