SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Welding and Joining and Fastening
(Session Code: M102)

Room 111 A  8:00 a.m.

We are seeking papers related to welding and joining of similar or dissimilar materials of plastics, composites, aluminum, magnesium, titanium, and conventional and advanced high strength steels. Papers related to friction stir (spot) welding, ultrasonic welding, resistance welding, arc welding, laser welding, brazing or soldering, riveting and bolting, and adhesive joining are welcome. Papers related to strength, fracture and fatigue of welds, joints and fasteners are also welcome.

Organizers - Jwo Pan; Michael Santella; Tau Tyan, Ford Motor Co.

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0791
Comparing Laser Welding Technologies with Friction Stir Welding for Production of Aluminum Tailor-Welded Blanks
Yuri Hovanski, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; John Carsley, Blair Carlson, Susan Hartfield-Wunsch, General Motors Co.; Siva Pilli, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0793
Friction Stir Spot Welding of a High Ductility Aluminum Alloy
Joy H Forsmark, Ford Motor Co.
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1986
Failure Mode and Fatigue Behavior of Dissimilar Laser Welds in Lap-Shear Specimens of Aluminum and Copper Sheets
Wei-Jen Lai, Shin-Jang Sung, Jwo Pan, Univ. of Michigan; Yunan Guo, Xuming Su, Ford Motor Co.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-0786
Strength of Arc Spot Welded Joints in a High Strength Steel Sheet
Seiji Furusako, Kodama Shinji, Yasunobu Miyazaki, Tetsuro Nose, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.; Yoshiaki Akiniwa, Yokohama National University
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-0784
Modeling of Failure Modes of Gas Metal Arc Welds in Notched Lap-Shear Specimens of HSLA Steel
Catherine Amodeo, Johnson Controls; Jwo Pan, University of Michigan
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0785
Self-Tapping Fasteners for Lightweight Designs
Laurence Claus, NNi Training and Consulting Inc.; Stephan Weitzel, EJOT Engineering GmbH
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1982
Finite Element Modeling of Dissimilar Metal Self-piercing Riveting Process
Li Huang, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics; John V. Lasecki, Ford Motor Co.; Haiding Guo, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics; Xuming Su, Ford Motor Co.
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-0790
Assessment of Different Joining Techniques for Dissimilar Materials
Jianghui Mao, Sayed Nassar, Oakland Univ.
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0788
Comparative Studies of Adhesive Joints in Automotive
Debabrata Ghosh, Lokesh Pancholi, Asmita Sathaye, Tata Motors Ltd.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00432, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Materials Modeling and Testing Committee / Materials Engineering Activity