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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 697170, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/697170
Review Article

Friction Stir Spot Welding: A Review on Joint Macro- and Microstructure, Property, and Process Modelling

1State Key Laboratory of Solidification Processing, Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Friction Welding Technologies, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China
2School of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China

Received 7 March 2014; Accepted 23 April 2014; Published 25 June 2014

Academic Editor: Achilleas Vairis

Copyright © 2014 X. W. Yang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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