Modeling of texture development in additive manufacturing of Ni-based superalloys

  • Ali Tabei
  • Elham MirkoohiEmail author
  • Hamid Garmestani
  • Steven Liang


Solidification and inelastic thermal strains are the sources of development of crystallographic texture in metallic parts additively manufactured. This works provides a simulation framework to account for evolution of texture in additive manufacturing of Ni-based superalloys by considering both solidification and thermal strain contributions to formation of texture. A novel and validated physics-based approach yields the thermal strains as a result of different cooling rates in the part, and a modified crystal plasticity formalism alters a theoretical solidification texture to obtain the final orientation attributes. Results show close consistency with independent experimental reports with a better agreement, compared to current modeling approaches which only consider the contribution of solidification to texture development.


Additive manufacturing Texture modeling Thermal strains 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Tabei
    • 1
  • Elham Mirkoohi
    • 2
    Email author
  • Hamid Garmestani
    • 3
  • Steven Liang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing EngineeringOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA
  2. 2.G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.School of Materials Science and EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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