Journal of Materials Shaping Technology

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 117–126 | Cite as

A study of thermal-mechanical modeling of hot flat rolling

  • Maciej Pietrzyk
  • John G. Lenard


Mathematical modeling of the thermal and mechanical events during hot flat rolling is considered. The difficulties in arriving at accurate and consistent results are identified as those involving the boundary conditions of the process. These refer to the roll/strip heat transfer coefficient and the shape and magnitude of the roll gap contact surface. The effects of the variations of these parameters on the resulting calculations are studied.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Cold Rolling Contact Length Roll Force Roll Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maciej Pietrzyk
    • 1
  • John G. Lenard
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Mining and MetallurgyKrakowPoland
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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