Abstract

In this paper we present the room temperature tensile test results for 82/182 Filler, Butter Weld and Heat-Affected-Zone in a 508 LAS − 316 SS Dissimilar Weld (DW). Also we present the associated tensile properties and material hardening model parameters; those can be used for future component level stress analysis modes. In addition, we present the finite element (FE) model of the uniaxial DW tensile-test specimens to validate the accuracy of the estimated material model parameters. Through the FE model results, we also explain the importance of various offset strain yield stress in capturing the material behavior in a mechanistic (using FE) modeling approach particularly while modeling the plasticity driven low-strain-amplitude low-cycle-fatigue damage of a structural component.

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