The use of advanced high strength steels (AHSS) is increasingly preferred in automotive applications due to improved crash energy management and enhanced strength-ductility combinations, resulting in greener and safer vehicles. The weldability of AHSS is generally poorer than conventional steels due to the high alloying contents required to obtain multi-phase microstructure. This course is aimed to discuss the (i) role of alloying elements in stabilizing multi-phase microstructures of AHSS, (ii) effect of weld thermal cycles on the evolution of microstructures and (iii) weldability of AHSS.
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Final Exam (in-person, invigilated, currently conducted in India) is mandatory for Certification and has INR Rs. 1100 as exam feeINTENDED AUDIENCE:
Final year bachelors and masters students in Metallurgy, Mechanical, Automobile and Production Engineering. Industrial personnel working in automotive and steel making industries.CORE/ELECTIVE:
Final year B.E/B.Tech students or Graduates of Metallurgical/Mechanical/Automobile/Production Engineering,Basic knowledge of steel physical metallurgy and welding processes.INDUSTRY SUPPORT:
All automotive manufacturers and their OEMs and Steel plants.