Cost Calculation of Thin-Walled Structures Using Different Manufacturing Techniques

  • Károly Jármai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The calculation of costs is important to improve competitiveness of thin-walled elements. In the optimization process the design, fabrication and economy are combined. Several optimization techniques are available. The different manufacturing technologies are the joining (welding, gluing, riveting), cutting, forming, cleaning, painting etc. Within the given technology groups there are several different technologies available like at welding: shielded arc welding, gas metal arc welding, submerged arc welding, laser welding, plasma welding, etc. Also, at the cutting group: propane gas, mixed gas, laser cutting, plasma cutting, waterjet cutting, etc. The cost calculation includes these using for thin plates and sections.


Cost calculation Welding technologies Structural optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MiskolcMiskolc, EgyetemvárosHungary

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