An integrated hot-rolling and microstructure model for dual-phase steels

David Bombac, Mathew Peet, Satoru Zenitani, Shintaro Kimura, Takayuki Kurimura, Harshad Bhadeshia

Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 22, 2014, 045005.

DOI: 10.1088/0965-0393/22/4/045005


An integrated tool is presented for the estimation of the microstructure of steels that consist of a mixture of ferrite and martensite following hot deformation processing. The model is based on phase transformation theory and shows good agreement with experimental data.


modelling, hot deformation, computational metallurgy, phase structure, overall transformation kinetics

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