The Application of Artificial Neural Networks to Weld-Induced Deformation in Ship Plate

Lightfoot, M.P.; Bruce, G.J.; McPherson, N.A.; Woods, K.
February 2005
Welding Journal;Feb2005, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p23s
Trade Publication
Discusses the development of an artificial neural network model to be used in a study of factors affecting the distortion of 6- to 8-millimeter-thick D and DH 36 grade steel plate. Deformation induced by welding in shipyards; Neural network models that were considered for selection; Sensitivity of outputs; Steel grade; Cutting process; Association between carbon equivalent and distortion.


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