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  1. 2019
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Vacuum Laser Welding of SA508 Steel

    Francis, J., Holtum, N., Olschok, S., Roy, M., Vasileiou, A., Jakobs, S., Reisgen, U. & Smith, M., 18 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published
  4. Published

    Effects of dilution on alloy content and microstructure in multi-pass steel welds

    Sun, Y. L., Obasi, G., Hamelin, C. J., Vasileiou, A. N., Flint, T. F., Balakrishnan, J., Smith, M. C. & Francis, J., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 265, p. 71-86 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Characterisation and modelling of tempering during multi-pass welding

    Sun, Y. L., Obasi, G., Hamelin, C. J., Vasileiou, A. N., Flint, T. F., Francis, J. A. & Smith, M. C., 2019, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Measurement and Prediction of Phase Transformation Kinetics in a Nuclear Steel During Rapid Thermal Cycles

    Obasi, G., Pickering, E., Vasileiou, A., Sun, Y., Rathod, D., Preuss, M., Francis, J. & Smith, M., 2019, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A - Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Residual stresses in arc and electron-beam welds in 130 mm thick SA508 steel: Part 1 - Manufacture

    Rathod, D., Francis, J., Vasileiou, A., Roy, M., English, P., Balakrishnan, J., Smith, M. & Irvine, N., 2019, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 172, p. 313-328 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Residual stresses in arc and electron-beam welds in 130 mm thick SA508 steel: Part 2 –measurements

    Vasileiou, A., Smith, M., Francis, J., Rathod, D., Balakrishnan, J. & Irvine, N., 2019, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 172, p. 379-390 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2018
  10. Published

    Evolution of Microstructure and Toughness in 2.25Cr-1Mo Steel Welds

    Elrefaey, A., Javadi, Y., Francis, J., Callaghan, M. D. & Leonard, A. J., Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 165

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Residual Stress Distributions in Arc, Laser and Electron-Beam Welds in 30 mm Thick SA508 Steel: A Cross-Process Comparison

    Balakrishnan, J., Vasileiou, A., Francis, J., Smith, M., Roy, M., Callaghan, M. D. & Irvine, N., May 2018, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 162, p. 59-70 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Characterisation of quasi-stationary temperature fields in laser welding by infrared thermography: Charakterisierung von quasi-stationären Temperaturfeldern beim Laserstrahlschweißen durch Infrarotthermographie

    Francis, J. A., Gach, S., Olscho, S., Reisgen, U., Haeusler, A., Gillner, A. & Poprawe, R., 10 Jan 2018, In : Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik. 48, 12, p. 1283-1289 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Residual stress measurement in AlSi alloys: Eigenspannungsmessung an einer AlSi-Legierung

    Reisgen, U., Sharma, R., Gach, S., Olschok, S., Francis, J., Bobzin, K., Oete, M., Wiesner, S., Knoch, M. & Schmidt, A., 2018, In : Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik. 48, 12, p. 1270-1275 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published
  15. 2017
  16. Published

    Through-Thickness Residual Stress Profiles in Austenitic Stainless Steel Welds: A Combined Experimental and Prediction Study

    Mathew, J., Moat, R. J., Paddea, S., Francis, J. A., Fitzpatrick, M. E. & Bouchard, P. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 48, 12, p. 6178-6191 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. E-pub ahead of print

    An Evaluation of Multipass Narrow Gap Laser Welding as a Candidate Process for the Manufacture of Nuclear Pressure Vessels

    Feng, J. C., Rathod, D. W., Roy, M., Francis, J., Guo, W., Irvine, N., Vasileiou, A., Sun, Y. L., Smith, M. & Li, L., 14 Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 157

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Extension of the double-ellipsoidal heat source model to narrow-groove and keyhole weld configurations

    Flint, T. F., Francis, J. A., Smith, M. C. & Balakrishnan, J., 1 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 246, p. 123-135 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Evaluation of errors associated with cutting-induced plasticity in residual stress measurements using the contour method

    Sun, Y., Roy, M., Vasileiou, A., Smith, M., Francis, J. & Hosseinzadeh, F., Jun 2017, In : Experimental Mechanics. 57, 5, p. 719-734 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    A review of welding research within the New Nuclear Manufacturing (NNUMAN) programme

    Smith, M. C., Rathod, D. W., Irvine, N. M., Vasileiou, A. N., Francis, J. & Sun, Y., 1 Jan 2017, Materials and Fabrication. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 6B-2017.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Published

    Evolution of Residual Stress in Tensile Armour Wires of Flexible Pipes During Pipe Manufacture

    Fernando, U. S., Davidson, M., Yan, K., Roy, M., Pirling, T., Withers, P. & Francis, J., 2017, Proceedings of the ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering: OMAE2017. American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  22. Published

    Measurement of residual stresses induced by sequential weld buttering and cladding operations involving a 2.25Cr-1Mo substrate material

    Javadi, Y., Walsh, J., Elrefaey, A., Roy, M. & Francis, J., 2017, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Residual stress measurement round robin on an electron beam welded joint between austenitic stainless steel 316L(N) and ferritic steel P91

    Javadi, Y., Smith, M., Venkata, K. A., Naveed, N., Forsey, A., Francis, J., Ainsworth, R., Truman, C. E., Smith, D. J., Hosseinzadeh, F., Gungor, S., Bouchard, P. J., Dey, H. C., Bhaduri, A. K. & Mahadevan, S., 2017, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    The impact of transformation plasticity on the electron beam welding of thick-section ferritic steel components

    Vasileiou, A., Smith, M., Jeyaganesh, B., Francis, J. A. & Hamelin, C. J., 2017, In : Nuclear Engineering and Design.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Thermal cycle-dependent metallurgical variations and their effects on the through-thickness mechanical properties in thick section narrow-gap welds

    Rathod, D., Francis, J., Roy, M., Obasi, G. & Irvine, N., 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. 2016
  27. Published

    Measurement and modelling of the residual stresses in autogenous and narrow gap laser welded AISI grade 316L stainless steel plates

    Elmesalamy, A. S., Abdolvand, H., Walsh, J. N., Francis, J. A., Suder, W., Williams, S. & Li, L., 1 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 147, p. 64-78 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    An assessment of residual stress mitigation strategies for laser clad deposits

    Martinez Hurtado, A., Francis, J. A. & Stevens, N. P. C., 21 Sep 2016, In : Materials Science and Technology. 32, 14, p. 1484-1494 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Residual stress distributions in laser and gas metal-arc welded high-strength steel plates

    Guo, W., Francis, J., Li, L., Vasileiou, A., Crowther, D. & Thompson, A., 27 Jun 2016, In : Materials Science and Technology. 32, 14, p. 1449-1461 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Process-parameter interactions in ultra-narrow gap laser welding of high strength steels

    Guo, W., Crowther, D., Francis, J. A., Thompson, A. & Li, L., 1 Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 84, 9-12, p. 2547-2566 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Laser welding of high strength steels (S960 and S700) with medium thickness

    Guo, W., Li, L., Crowther, D., Dong, S., Francis, J. A. & Thompson, A., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Laser Applications. 28, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Narrow gap laser welding for potential nuclear pressure vessel manufacture

    Feng, J., Guo, W., Francis, J., Irvine, N. & Li, L., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Laser Applications. 28, 2, 022421.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Design and Manufacture of Industrially Representative Weld Mock-ups for the Quantification of Residual Stresses in a Nuclear Pressure Vessel Steel

    Francis, J. A., Smith, M. C., Jeyaganesh, B., Vasileiou, A. N., Rathod, D. W., Roy, M. J. & Irvine, N. M., 2016, Materials Research Proceedings. p. 581-586 6 p. (Materials Research Proceedings; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. Published

    Quantifying the metallurgical response of a nuclear steel to welding thermal cycles

    O'Meara, N., Abdolvand, H., Francis, J., Smith, S. & Withers, P., 2016, In : Materials Science and Technology. 32, 14, p. 1517-1532 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. 2015
  36. Published

    Microstructure and mechanical properties of laser welded S960 high strength steel

    Guo, W., Crowther, D., Francis, J., Thompson, A., Liu, Z. & Li, L., 15 Nov 2015, In : Materials & Design. 85, p. 534-548 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Comparison of laser welds in thick section S700 high-strength steel manufactured in flat (1G) and horizontal (2G) positions

    Guo, W., Liu, Q., Francis, J. A., Crowther, D., Thompson, A., Liu, Z. & Li, L., Aug 2015, In : C I R P Annals. 64, 1, p. 197-200 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Measurement of residual stress shakedown in pressure/tensile armour wires of flexible pipes by neutron diffraction

    Fernando, U. S., Davidson, M., Simpson, C., Pirling, T., Yan, K., Callaghan, M. D., Roy, M., Francis, J. & Withers, P., May 2015, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2015). American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  39. Published

    Microstructure and mechanical characteristics of a laser welded joint in SA508 nuclear pressure vessel steel

    Guo, W., Dong, S., Guo, W., Francis, J. A. & Li, L., 1 Feb 2015, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing . 625, p. 65-80 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. 2014
  41. Published

    Overview of welding research under the New Nuclear Manufacturing (NNUMAN) programme

    Balakrishnan, J., Callaghan, M. D., Francis, J., English, P. D., Vasileiou, A., Roy, M., Guo, W., Irvine, N. M., Smith, M., Li, L. & Sherry, A. H., 24 Nov 2014, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. PVP2014-29015.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  42. Published

    A comparison of residual stresses in multi pass narrow gap laser welds and gas-tungsten arc welds in AISI 316L stainless steel

    Elmesalamy, A., Francis, J. A. & Li, L., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 113, p. 49-59 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. 2013
  44. Published

    Residual Stresses in P91 Steel Electron Beam Welds

    Kundu, A., Paradowska, A., Truman, C. E., Dey, G. K., Francis, J., Venkata, K. A., Bouchard, P. J. & Kumar, S., 2013, In : Science and Technology of Welding & Joining. 18, 0, p. 70-75 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. 2012
  46. Published

    On the evolution of local material properties and residual stress in a three-pass SA508 steel weld

    Mark, A. F., Francis, J. A., Dai, H., Turski, M., Hurrell, P. R., Bate, S. K., Kornmeier, J. R. & Withers, P. J., May 2012, In : Acta Materialia. 60, 8, p. 3268-3278 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Effects of stop-start features on residual stresses in a multipass austenitic stainless steel weld

    Turski, M., Francis, J. A., Hurrell, P. R., Bate, S. K., Hiller, S. & Withers, P. J., Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 89, p. 9-18 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Narrow gap laser welding of thick section stainless steel

    Elmesalamy, A. S., Li, L. & Francis, J. A., 2012, ICALEO 2012 - 31st International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics|ICALEO - Int. Congr. Appl. Lasers Electro-Opt.. USA: ICALIO, p. 474-479 5 p. (Proceeding of the The International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. 2011
  50. Published

    Modelling the effects of phase transformations on welding stress and distortion

    Francis, J. A. & Withers, P. J., May 2011, Minimization of Welding Distortion and Buckling: Modelling and Implementation|Minimization of Weld. Distortion and Buckling: Model. and Implement.. Cambridge: Elsevier BV, p. 78-100 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. 2010
  52. Published

    A Comparison of Residual Stresses in Single-Pass and Multipass SA508 Steel Welds

    Mark, A. F., Francis, J., Hofmann, M., Turski, M., Withers, P. & Bate, S. K., Jul 2010, A Comparison of Residual Stresses in Single-Pass and Multipass SA508 Steel Welds.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    A comparison of residual stresses in single-pass and multipass SA508 steel welds

    Francis, J. A., Mark, A. F., Turski, M., Bate, S. K., Hofmann, M. & Withers, P. J., 2010, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 8 p. (Proceedings of the Asme Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference 2010, Vol 6, Pts a and B)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  54. Published

    Residual Stress, Texture, and Phase Investigation of Autogenous Edge Welds Using High Energy Synchrotron Radiation

    Francis, J. & Martins, R. V., 2010, Residual Stress, Texture, and Phase Investigation of Autogenous Edge Welds Using High Energy Synchrotron Radiation.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  55. 2009
  56. Published

    Measured residual stress distributions for low and high heat input single weld beads deposited on to SA508 steel

    Francis, J. A., Turski, M. & Withers, P. J., Mar 2009, In : Materials Science and Technology. 25, 3, p. 325-334 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Published

    Design and manufacture of welded plate specimens for residual stress experiments

    Gill, C., Francis, J., Bridger, K., Turski, M., Bunney, P., Hurrell, P. R. & Bate, S. K., 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference--2008. New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 6A-B. p. 591-602 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  58. Published

    Residual Stress Measurements in Autogenous SA508 Steel Welds

    Francis, J., Turski, M. & Withers, P., 2009, Residual Stress Measurements in Autogenous SA508 Steel Welds. p. 459-466 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  59. 2008
  60. Published

    The prediction of residual stresses in an autogenously welded ferritic beams

    Warren, A. P., Symington, I., Francis, J., Turski, M., Hurrell, P. R. & Bate, S. K., Jul 2008, ASME 2008 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. p. 517-525 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  61. Published

    Characterizing phase transformations and their effects on ferritic weld residual stresses with X-rays and neutrons

    Dai, H., Francis, J. A., Stone, H. J., Bhadeshia, H. K. D. H. & Withers, P. J., 2008, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 39, 13, p. 3070-3078 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    Determination of residual stress at weld interruptions by neutron diffraction

    Turski, M., Francis, J. A. & Withers, P. J., 2008, In : Zeitschrift fuer Kristallographie - New Crystal Structures. 27, 0, p. 231-243 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Residual stress measurements in autogenous sa508 steel welds

    Francis, J. A., Turski, M. & Withers, P. J., 2008, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP. 6, p. 459-466 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. 2007
  65. Published

    Welding residual stresses in ferritic power plant steels

    Francis, J. A., Bhadeshia, H. K. D. H. & Withers, P. J., Sep 2007, In : Materials Science and Technology. 23, 9, p. 1009-1020 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Published

    Transformation temperatures and welding residual stresses in ferritic steels

    Stone, H. J., Bhadeshia, H. K., Francis, J., Karlsson, L., Withers, P., Rogge, R. B. & Kundu, S., 2007, Transformation temperatures and welding residual stresses in ferritic steels. p. 949-956 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  67. Published

    UK research programme on residual stresses - Progress to date

    Warren, A. P., Watson, C. T., Francis, J., Hurrell, P. & Bate, S. K., 2007, UK research programme on residual stresses - Progress to date. p. 919-925 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  68. Published

    Welding Procedures and Type IV Cracking Tendency - An Experimental Study

    Bhadeshia, H. K., Francis, J. & Mazur, W., 2007, Welding Procedures and Type IV Cracking Tendency - An Experimental Study.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  69. 2006
  70. Published

    Type IV cracking in ferritic power plant steels

    Francis, J., Mazur, W. & Bhadeshia, H. K., 2006, In : Materials Science and Technology. 22, 12, p. 1387-1395 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published

    Welding Procedures and Type IV Phenomena

    Bhadeshia, H. K., Francis, J. & Mazur, W., 2006, Welding Procedures and Type IV Phenomena. p. 737-742 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  72. 2005
  73. Published

    Arc Power and Efficiency in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Aluminium

    Cantin, G. M. & Francis, J., 2005, In : Science and Technology of Welding & Joining. 10, 2, p. 200-2010 1810 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. Published

    The Role of Defects in the Fracture of an Al-Si-Mg Cast Alloy

    Francis, J. & Cantin, G. M., 2005, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 407, 1, p. 322-329 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. 2004
  76. Published

    Estimation of Type IV Cracking Tendency in Power Plant Steels

    Francis, J., Mazur, W. & Bhadeshia, H. K., 2004, In : ISIJ international. 44, 11, p. 1966-1968 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. 2002
  78. Published

    Predicting Steady-State Dilution in Multi-Pass Hardfacing Overlays Geometric Approach

    Francis, J., 2002, In : Science and Technology of Welding & Joining. 7, 5, p. 331-338 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. Published

    Prediction of Steady-State Dilution in Multi-Pass Hardfacing Overlays Deposited by Self-Shielded Flux Cored Arc Welding

    Francis, J., Bednarz, B. & Bee, J. V., 2002, In : Science and Technology of Welding & Joining. 7, 2, p. 95-101 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle