Impact of porosity on the fatigue performance of wire + arc additive manufactured titanium alloy

  • Romali Biswal

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


The additive manufacturing process is a revolutionary technology that has drawn the attention of aerospace and automotive industries. It is particularly attractive for applications involving high-value titanium components, due to substantial material savings and reduced processing times as compared to conventional machining processes. However, the presence of process-induced defects and the limited knowledge database and understanding of the effects of these defects on the fatigue and fracture behaviour of AM parts has been a major concern which impedes their acceptance in safety critical applications.
Date of AwardJan 2019
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Coventry University
SupervisorXiang Zhang (Supervisor) & Abdul Syed (Supervisor)

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