This paper presents some results of transient thermal transfer and thermal stress analyses of thermal barrier coatings subject to rapid heating. The objective of this study is to develop a laser heating test for evaluating the thermal shock resistance of functionally gradient materials (FGMs). The numerical calculations are conducted on plasma-sprayed single-layer Zro2 (stabilized with 8% Y2O3), and FGM which consists of multilayer with varying mixture ratios of ZrO2 and NiCrAlY deposited on a stainless steel substrate. The thermal barrier coatings with temperature dependent thermal and mechanical properties are heated by laser impingement. The transient thermal stress distribution is determined based on temperature profile using a finite element method. The intensity distribution within laser beam is taken into account. Based on the numerical results, the effect of the gradient composition in the FGM on the thermal shock resistance is examined. It is shown that the numerical analysis can provide a quantitative description of the enhanced thermal shock resistance of the FGM.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Funtai Oyobi Fummatsu Yakin/Journal of the Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|