Optimizations of Process Parameters for Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Alloy Al 7050

  • Vineet Chak
  • V. M. S. Hussain
  • Mayank Verma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


In the present study, an attempt is made to evaluate the effect of process parameters on mechanical properties of but welded similar plates of Al 7050 by friction stir welding (FSW) process. The process parameters play a significant role in achieving the desired characteristics and properties of welded joints. For the effective use of welded plates, welded joints must have adequate strength. The process parameters such as tool transverse speed and its rotation speed were varied for 03 levels and optimized by Taguchi technique. The optimum levels of process parameters were determined. It was concluded that process parameters play an important role in the mechanical properties and the micro-structure of the joints.


Friction stir welding Al 7050 Optimization Taguchi array 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vineet Chak
    • 1
  • V. M. S. Hussain
    • 2
  • Mayank Verma
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Forge TechnologyNIFFTHatia, RanchiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Manufacturing EngineeringNIFFTHatia, RanchiIndia

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