Analysis of Strip Temperature in Hot Rolling Process by Finite Element Method
The program was developed by finite element method to calculate the temperature distribution in hot strip rolling process. The heat transfer coefficients of air cooling. water cooling and thermal resistance between work roll and strip were analyzed. A new heat generation rate model was proposed according to the influence of source current density. work frequency. air gap and distance to edge on induction heating by finite element method (FEM). The heat generation rate was considered in the thermal analysis to predict the temperature distribution in the induction heating. The influence of induction heating on the strip temperature was investigated for different slab thicknesses. The temperature difference became more and more obvious with the increase of thickness. The strip could be heated quickly by the induction heating both in surface and center because of the thermal conductivity and skin effect. The heat loss of radiation has important influence on the surface temperature. The surface temperature could be heated quickly by high frequency when the strip is thicker.
Key wordstemperature distribution finite element method induction heating skin depth hot rolling
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