Institute for Applied Materials – Materials Science and Engineering

Mapping the carburisation and quenching steps of case hardening by using the FEM – Graduate School 1483, Project B9


  • Prediction of the residual stresses and the distortion after casehardening 
  • Minimisation of the hard machining cost after case hardening


Mapping of the mechanical and thermo-physical material behaviour by using FEM


  • Experiments necessary to generate a  material model
  • FEM-Simulation of the process steps carburisation and quenching
  • Experimental validation of the simulation results

Further information

Further information can be found here.