Numerical Modeling of Copper-Steel Laser Joining

I. Tomashchuk, J.-M. Jouvard, and P. Sallamand
Institut Carnot de Bourgogne, Université de Bourgogne, Bourgogne, France

Our research is dedicated to the joining of stainless steel AISI 316 L with copper by high-powered laser Nd:YAG welding.

During the course of our work, we developed a numerical model of the laser welding process which relies on correspondence with experimental data.