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Material Processing Laboratory

Research

Welcome to the Materials Processing Laboratory! Research in the Materials Processing Laboratory is conducted by undergraduate and graduate students under the supervision of Dr. Bishal Silwal. Research interests are in the areas of: traditional and modern manufacturing processes as well as fluid flow and heat transfer in material joining and welding processes. Current research activities are focused on:

Arc Based Additive Manufacturing

Developing an In-Depth Understanding of Arc Based Additive Manufacturing

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Numerical Simulation of Metal Transfer Processes

Improving the Efficiency of Traditional Arc Welding Processes Through Numerical Simulation of Metal Transfer Processes

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Additive Manufacturing of Custom Ankle Foot Orthoses

Developing a Framework to Additively Manufacture Custom Ankle Foot Orthoses (AF)

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Facilities

The Materials Processing Lab is located in Room 1106 in the Engineering Building.

Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Li, L., Silwal, B., and Deceuster, A., 2016, “Creep Rates in Heat-Affected Zone of Grade 91 Welds Determine by Stress-Relaxation Tests,” International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 146, pp. 95-103.
  2. Silwal, B., Li, L., Deceuster, A., and Griths, B., 2013, “Eff ect of Post-Weld Heat Treatment on Toughness of Heat-A ffected Zone of Grade 91 Steel,” Welding J., 92(3), pp. 80-87.

 Conference Publications

Awards

 

Members

Faculty

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Dr. Bishal Silwal

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
E-mail: bsilwal@georgiasouthern.edu

Graduate Students

Michael Santangelo

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Mechanical Engineering
E-mail: ms05300@georgiasouthern.edu

Contact

Material Processing Laboratory
Engineering Building, Room 1106
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA 30460

Dr. Bishal Silwal
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8046
Statesboro, GA 30458
E-mail: bsilwal@georgiasouthern.edu
Contact: (912) 478-0542 (Office) | (912) 478-1455 (Fax)

Last updated: 8/17/2016

Department of Mechanical Engineering • P.O. Box 8046 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-5761