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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2011, Article ID 824149, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/824149
Research Article

Effect of Welding Parameters on the Peak Load and Energy Absorption of Low-Carbon Steel Resistance Spot Welds

Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, Dezful Branch, Islamic Azad University, 64616-45169 Dezful, Iran

Received 18 January 2011; Accepted 8 March 2011

Academic Editors: A. J. Chamkha and P. Dineva

Copyright © 2011 M. Pouranvari. 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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