Pedro Vilaca

Pedro Vilaca

Professor
Professor
T212 Mechanical Engineering

Pedro Vilaça is a Professor at the School of Engineering of Aalto University, where he is the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Department aims at world top-level performance in teaching, research, and innovation in science and technology with a team of about 30 professors and 300 academic staff members. Previously, Vilaça worked at the Tecnico, University of Lisbon, from 1995 to 2013.

Vilaça's research interests include welding technology, solid-state-based manufacturing, non-destructive testing, hydrogen-related technology, materials science, and materials safety. Before starting at Aalto University, Vilaça was president of the Portuguese Society for NDT, since 2009. There is a growing focus on innovation in manufacturing and NDT, towards new competitive industrial solutions and commercialization, supported by IPRs and promoting spinoff actions. During his career, he has built a large collaboration network with scientists around the world. Vilaça has mature experience in leading R&D teams on fundamental science and support of industrial activities including the energy and aeronautic industry.

Pedro Vilaça has an h-index = 32 (Scopus) from a publication record including 113 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 18 papers in national journals, 1 book, 4 book chapters, and about 170 conference-related publications.

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...
Postal address
Puumiehenkuja 3 02150 Espoo Finland
Phone number
+358503652110

Areas of expertise

Non-Destructive Testing, Welding and Joining, Friction Stir Welding, Solid-State Processing, Engineering Materials, Hydrogen Influence in Materials, Manufacturing of Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Product Development, Mechanical Design

Honors and awards

Prize Eng. Cruz Azevedo awarded by Associação Portuguesa de Análise Experimental de Tensões (APAET) to the authors of paper “Friction Stir Welding on T-Joints: Residual Stress Evaluation”, considered the best published contribution in Journal Mecânica Experimental during 2011

Prize Eng. Cruz Azevedo awarded by Associação Portuguesa de Análise Experimental de Tensões (APAET) to the authors of paper “Friction Stir Welding on T-Joints: Residual Stress Evaluation”, considered the best published contribution in Journal Mecânica Experimental during 2011.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Mechanical Engineering Jan 2011

Publications

Enabling electrical response through piezoelectric particle integration in AA2017-T451 aluminium parts using FSP technology

Pedro M. Ferreira, David Caçador, Miguel A. Machado, Marta S. Carvalho, Pedro Vilaça, Gonçalo Sorger, Francisco Werley Cipriano Farias, Arthur Ribeiro Figueiredo, Catarina Vidal 2024

Evolution and criteria for early creep damage

Rami Pohja, S. Holmström, Sergei Khakalo, Pertti Auerkari, Pedro Vilaça 2024

Self-sensing metallic material based on PZT particles produced by friction stir processing envisaging structural health monitoring applications

Pedro M. Ferreira, Miguel A. Machado, Marta S. Carvalho, Pedro Vilaça, Gonçalo Sorger, Joana Vaz Pinto, Jonas Deuermeier, Catarina Vidal 2023

Assessment of the energetic efficiency of friction stir welding/processing

Patrick L. Inácio, Francisco B. Ferreira, Pedro Vilaça, J. P. Oliveira, Telmo G. Santos 2023

Industry 4.0 Foundry Data Management and Supervised Machine Learning in Low-Pressure Die Casting Quality Improvement

Tekin Uyan, Kevin Otto, Maria Santos Silva, Pedro Vilaça, Elvan Armakan 2023

Functionalized material production via multi-stack Upward Friction Stir Processing (UFSP)

Patrick L. Inácio, Fábio Nogueira, Francisco B. Ferreira, C. Vidal, Norbert Schell, Teemu Tero, Pedro Vilaça, J. P. Oliveira, Telmo G. Santos 2022

A review on friction stir-based channeling

Kush Mehta, Pedro Vilaça 2022

Modelling for Creep Cavitation Damage and Life of Three Metallic Materials

Rami Pohja, Pertti Auerkari, Pedro Vilaça 2022

Dissimilar friction stir welding of Al to non-Al metallic materials : An overview

Sachindra Shankar, Kush P. Mehta, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Pedro Vilaça 2022

Thermomechanical modeling of the metallic rivet in friction riveting of amorphous thermoplastics

Gonçalo Pina Cipriano, Willian S. de Carvalho, Pedro Vilaça, Sergio T. Amancio-Filho 2021

Determination of critical hydrogen concentration and its effect on mechanical performance of 2200 mpa and 600 hbw martensitic ultra‐high‐strength steel

Eric Fangnon, Yuriy Yagodzinskyy, Evgenii Malictki, Saara Mehtonen, Esa Virolainen, Pedro Vilaça 2021

High-speed inspection of delamination defects in unidirectional CFRP by non-contact eddy current testing

Miguel A. Machado, Kim Niklas Antin, Luís S. Rosado, Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos 2021

Investigation of exit-hole repairing on dissimilar aluminum-copper friction stir welded joints

Kush Mehta, Antonello Astarita, Pierpaolo Carlone, Roberta Della Gatta, Hardik Vyas, Pedro Vilaça, Fausto Tucci 2021

Hybrid welding technologies

Sachindra Shankar, Kush Mehta, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Pedro Vilaça 2021 Advanced Welding and Deforming

Computational Study of Metal Flow Behavior of AA 6061 in Friction Stir Processing with Twin Tools

Vineet Kumar Tiwari, Akshoy Ranjan Paul, Anuj Jain, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Sachindra Shankar, Pedro Vilaca 2021 Advances in Manufacturing Engineering and Materials II - Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Materials, ICMEM 2020

Microstructure and mechanical properties of 9% nickel steel welded by FSW

Jaime Casanova, Gonçalo Sorger, Pedro Vilaça, Sérgio Duarte Brandi 2020

Evaluation of steels susceptibility to hydrogen embrittlement

Evgenii Malitckii, Eric Fangnon, Pedro Vilaça 2020

Repairing of exit-hole in dissimilar Al-Mg friction stir welding: process and microstructural pattern

Kush P. Mehta, Rahul Patel, Hardik Vyas, Shabbir Memon, Pedro Vilaça 2020

Single-phase friction riveting

Gonçalo Pina Cipriano, Aakash Ahiya, Jorge F. dos Santos, Pedro Vilaça, Sergio T. Amancio-Filho 2020

Thermal Efficiency and Material Properties of Friction Stir Channelling Applied to Aluminium Alloy AA5083

Heikki Karvinen, Afshin Hasani Aleni, Pauli Salminen, Tatiana Minav, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2019

Fatigue behavior of MAG welds of thermo-mechanically processed 700MC ultra high strength steel

Teemu Lahtinen, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Virginia Infante 2019

MAG Welding tests of modern high strength steels with minimum yield strength of 700 MPa

Teemu Lahtinen, Pedro Vilaça, Pasi Peura, Saara Mehtonen 2019

Contactless high-speed eddy current inspection of unidirectional carbon fiber reinforced polymer

Miguel A. Machado, Kim Niklas Antin, Luís S. Rosado, Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos 2019

High speed inspection of UD CFRP composites

Miguel A. Machado, Kim Niklas Antin, Luís S. Rosado, Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos 2019 58th Annual Conference of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, NDT 2019

The method of carbon nanotubes addition in to Al-Cu dissimilar friction stir welded joint

Oleg Panchenko, Ke Chen, Pedro Vilaca, Fedor Isupov, Aleksey Shamshurin 2019 NANOCON 2018 - Conference Proceedings, 10th Anniversary International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application

Joint strength evaluation of friction stir welded Al-Cu dissimilar alloys

Sachindra Shankar, P. Vilaça, Priyabrat Dash, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Sergej Hloch 2019

Non-destructive microstructural analysis by electrical conductivity

Gonçalo L. Sorger, J. P. Oliveira, Patrick L. Inácio, Norbert Enzinger, Pedro Vilaça, R. M. Miranda, Telmo G. Santos 2019

Friction Stir Welding of 9% Nickel Steel

Jaime Casanova, Goncalo Lourenco Sorger, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Sérgio Duarte Brandi 2018 12th lnternational Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

Fundamentals of force-controlled friction riveting

Gonçalo Pina Cipriano, Lucian A. Blaga, Jorge F. dos Santos, Pedro Vilaça, Sergio T. Amancio-Filho 2018

Fundamentals of force-controlled friction riveting

Gonçalo Pina Cipriano, Lucian A. Blaga, Jorge F. dos Santos, Pedro Vilaça, Sergio T. Amancio-Filho 2018

From Conventional to Hybrid Friction Stir Channeling: Milestones and Characterization

Heikki Karvinen, Daniel Nordal, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2018 71th Annual Assembly of International Institute of Welding

Microstructural characterization of the stir processed zones of Cu-Al and Al-Al plate systems manufactured by Hybrid Friction Stir Channeling

Heikki Karvinen, Daniel Nordal, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2018 12th lnternational Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

Joining Polymer to Aluminium by Through Hole Extrusion Welding

Prabilson Khadka, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Xiaoyan Xu 2018 Seminar on Advanced Polymer-Metal Hybrid Structures

Fatigue behavior of MAG welds of thermo-mechanically processed 700MC ultra high strength steel

Teemu Lahtinen, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Virginia Infante 2018 International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials XII

Characterization of FSW of Aluminium to Copper for Electrical Busbars

Dagur Olafsson, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Jussi Vesanko 2018 71th Annual Assembly of International Institute of Welding (IIW2018)

Hybrid channeling an advanced solution for optimal thermal management

Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2018 Aalto EL-Zon Day

My Innovations stirred by wunderbar Dos Santos

Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2018 Honory symposium on the occation of Dr. Jorge dos Santos' 65th birthday

Solid state welding of dissimilar materials

Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2018 Nordic Welding Conference 2018

Microstructure Evaluation of Different Materials after Friction Surfacing - A Review

Kanhaiya Saw, Sachindra Shankar, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Pedro Vilaca 2018

Optimization and characterization of friction surfaced coatings of ferrous alloys

Mohammed Shariq, Madhulika Srivastava, Rupam Tripathi, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Pedro Vilaca, Nenad Gubeljak, Grzegorz Krolczyk 2018

Microstructural characterization of alloy 926 and 2205 duplex stainless steels coating layers deposited over high strength steel by friction surfacing

Arju Shekh Mohammad, Jaime Casanova, Gustavo J. S. de Souza, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Sérgio Duarte Brandi 2018 71st Annual Assembly of International Institute of Welding

Effect of processing temperatures on the properties of a high-strength steel welded by FSW

Gonçalo Sorger, Teemu Sarikka, Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos 2018

Microstructure and fatigue properties of friction stir welded high-strength steel plates

Gonçalo Sorger, Eero Lehtimäki, Susanna Hurme, Heikki Remes, Pedro Vilaça, Lars Molter 2018

Application of Hybrid Friction Stir Channeling (HFSC) technique to improve the cooling efficiency of electronic components

Heikki Karvinen, Daniel Nordal, Timo Galkin, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2017 70th International Institute of Welding Annual Assembly and International Conference, IIW 2017

Features and Case Study of Hybrid Friction Stir Channeling

Heikki Karvinen, Daniel Nordal, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2017 14th Meeting SVETS Kommissionen AG 52 - FSW Processing

New Development and Testing of FSChanneling Technique: HybridFSC

Heikki Karvinen, Daniel Nordal, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Timo Galkin 2017 10th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research and 9th International Welding Symposium of Japan Welding Society (9WS)

Characterization of friction surfaced coatings of aisi 316 tool over high-speed-steel substrate

Ravi Kumar, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Aniruddha Ghosh, Grzegorz M. Krolczyk, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Ratnesh Kumar, Madhulika Srivastava, Mohammad Shariq, Rupam Triphathi 2017

Surface Integrity Analysis of Abrasive Water Jet-Cut Surfaces of Friction Stir Welded Joints

Ratnesh Kumar, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Amit Rai Dixit, Bhabani Bora, Michal Zelenak, Sergej Hloch, Petr Hlavacek, Jiri Scucka, Jiri Klich, Libor Sitek, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2017

Effect of processing temperatures on the properties of high strength steel welded by FSW

Goncalo Lourenco Sorger, Teemu Sarikka, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Telmo G. Santos 2017 70th International Institute of Welding Annual Assembly and International Conference, IIW 2017

Effect of titanium on the weldability of thermomechanically rolled high-strength cold-formable steels

Juho Mourujärvi, Sakari Tihinen, Saara Mehtonen, Teemu Lahtinen, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Antti Kaijalainen, David Porter, Jukka Kömi 2017 METAL 2017 - 26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Conference Proceedings

Recent developments in FSW assisted by electrical current hybrid process

Pedro Santos, J. P. Oliveira, Patrik L. Inácio, Yingchun Chen, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, R.M. Miranda, Telmo G. Santos 2017

Application of Different X-ray Techniques to Improve In-Service Carbon Fiber Reinforced Rope Inspection

David Schumacher, Kim-Niklas Antin, Uwe Zscherpel, Pedro Vilaça 2017

FSW of Aluminium AA5754 to Steel DX54 with Innovative Overlap Joint

Gonçalo Sorger, Hao Wang, Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos 2017

Weldability of Direct-Quenched Steel with a Yield Stress of 960 MPa

Juho Taavitsainen, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, David Porter, Pasi Suikkanen 2017 10th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research and 9th International Welding Symposium of Japan Welding Society (9WS)

A Microstructural Evaluation of Single and Double-Pass FSW Beads in 9% Nickel Steel

Jaime Casanova, Goncalo Lourenco Sorger, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Sérgio Duarte Brandi 2016 Proceedings of the 69th International Conference of the International Institute of Welding

Concept and Architecture of a New Advanced Control for the FSW of Steels

Goncalo Lourenco Sorger, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Telmo Gomes Santos 2016 Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

A study on the formability of aluminum tailor welded blanks produced by friction stir welding

Marco Parente, R. Safdarian, Abel D. Santos, Altino Loureiro, Pedro Vilaca, R. M. Natal Jorge 2016

Comparison of fatigue behaviours of AA5052 H32 butt joints fabricated by the CW‐GMAW and FSW processes

Rafael A. Ribeiro, Paulo D. C. Assuncao, Virgínia Infante, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Goncalo Pina Cipriano, Pedro M.G.P. Moreira, Eduardo M. Braga 2016

Developments in micro-and nano-defects detection using bacterial cells

Telmo G. Santos, R. M. Miranda, M. Teresa Vieira, A. Rita Farinha, Telma J. Ferreira, Luisa Quintino, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Carla C. C. R. de Carvalho 2016

Influence of Process Parameters on Friction Stir Channelling

Catarina Vidal, Virgínia Infante, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2016 Proceedings of the 11th lnternational Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

Application of FSW to Join Aluminium Foil Winding Coils for Electrical Transformers

Pedro Vilaca, Joel Mendes, Filipe Nascimento, Luísa Quintino 2016

Development of the Weldability by FSW of Cu-OFP Canisters: Design of FSW Tool and Modeling of FSW Tool

Quinton Weaver, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Timo Salonen 2016 13th Meeting SVETS Kommissionen AG 52 - FSW Processing

Eddy Current Testing of Unidirectional Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Using Advanced Probe

Kim-Niklas Antin, Telmo G. Santos, Pedro Vilaça 2015 The 20th International Workshop on Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation (ENDE2015), September 21-23, 2015, Sendai, Japan

Corrosion Behavior of the Friction Stir Welded AZ31 Magnesium Alloy

F. Nascimento, J.C.S. Fernandes, P. Vilaça, F.M.A. Pires 2015

Effect of Friction Stir welding tool direction, number of passes and post-weldin g heat treatment on the texture of 6063-T6 aluminum welded joint

Freddy Poetscher, Sergio Duarte Brandi, Claudio Geraldo Schon, Pedro Vilaça 2015 18th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM 2015), April 15-17, 2015, Graz, Austria

Aalto University: Research and Education in Welded Structures

Heikki Remes, Pedro Vilaca, Jani Romanoff, Gary Marquis, Hannu Hänninen 2015

A new dual driver planar eddy current probe with dynamically controlled induction pattern

Luis S. Rosado, Telmo G. Santos, Pedro M. Ramos, Pedro Vilaca, Moises Piedade 2015

Can bacterial cells help the characterization of surface condition?

Telmo G. Santos, J. Pamies-Teixeira, R.M. Miranda, Pedro Vilaça, Carla C.C.R. de Carvalho 2015 ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13-19, 2015, Houston, Texas, USA

Surface discontinuity detection using bacterial suspensions

Telmo G. Santos, R.M. Miranda, F. Nascimento, Luisa Quintino, Pedro Vilaca, Carla C.C.R. de Carvalho 2015

Surface reinforcement of AA5083-H111 by friction stir processing assisted by electrical current

Telmo G. Santos, N. Lopes, Miguel Machado, Pedro Vilaça, R.M. Miranda 2015

Production by FSW of Free-Shape Hollow Profile in AA5754 for Automotive Application

Topi Taavitsainen, Pedro Vilaça, Tommi Mutanen 2015 IIW 2015 - 68th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference, June 28 - July 3, 2015,Helsinki, Finland

Advanced Control of FSW of Ultra-HSSteels Based on the Monitoring of the Magnetic Permeability of the Processed Zone

Pedro Vilaça, Gonçalo Sorger 2015 12th Meeting SVETS Kommissionen AG 52 - FSW Processing, May 27, 2015, Oskarshamn, Sweden

An Experimental Investigation of the Yield Parameters in Friction Surfacing Using Factorial Design of Experiment

Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Prithviraj Mukhopadhyay, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2014 Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME-2014). Surathkal, India. March 27-29, 2014

Friction Surfacing - a review

João Gandra, Rosa M. Miranda, Pedro Vilaça, Henning Krohn, Mathias Beyer, Jorge F. dos Santos 2014

Effect of second pass in 2-sided FSW of high-strength structural steel

Lauri Luumi, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Yutaka S. Sato, Hannu Hänninen, Hiroyuki Kokawa 2014 10th International Friction Stir Welding Symposium. Beijing, China. 20-22 May 2014

Process Developments and Materials Characterization in FSW/P

Rosa M. Miranda, João Gandra, Telmo G. Santos, Luísa Quintino, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2014 3rd International Conference on scientific and technical advances on Friction Stir Welding & Processing, Central Nantes, France, 30-31 January 2014.

Process Developments in Friction Surfacing for Coatings Applications

Rosa M. Miranda, João Gandra, Pedro Vilaça 2014 8th ICMSEM'2014 - International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management, FCTUNL, Portugal, July 25-30, 2014

Development of parameters for FSW of AZ31 Mg alloy with analysis of mechanical and corrosion properties

Filipe Nascimento, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Francisco M. Andrade Pires, João C. S. Fernandes, Luísa Quintino 2014 67th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding. Seoul, South Korea. 11-17 July, 2014

Wear behaviour of steel coatings produced by friction surfacing

Diogo Pereira, João Gandra, Jorge Pamies-Teixeira, Rosa M. Miranda, Pedro Vilaça 2014

Friction Stir Welding Assisted by Electrical Joule Effect to Overcome Lack of Penetration in Aluminium Alloys

Telmo Gomes Santos, Rosa M. Miranda, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2014 17th ESAFORM Conference, Finland. 7 - 9 May 2014

A Non-Conventional Technique for Evaluating Welded Joints Based on the Electrical Conductivity

Telmo G. Santos, Gonçalo Sorger, Pedro Vilaça, R.M. Miranda 2014

Friction Stir Welding assisted by electrical Joule effect

Telmo G. Santos, R.M. Miranda, Pedro Vilaça 2014

Micro Surface Defects Detection by Bacterial Cell Suspension

Telmo G. Santos, Patrick Inácio, Alexandre Costa, Pedro Vilaça, R.M. Miranda, Carla C.C.R. de Carvalho 2014 11th European Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (ECNDT 2014), October 6-10, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic

Fatigue assessment of friction stir channels

Catarina Vidal, Virginia Infante, Pedro Vilaça 2014

Innovative Concept and Application of EC Probe For Inspection of Friction Stir Welds

Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos, Luís Rosado, Rosa M. Miranda 2014

Advances in NDT and Materials Characterization by Eddy Currents

G. Almeida, J. Gonzalez, L. Rosado, P. Vilaça, T.G. Santos 2013

Advances in ultrasonic welding of thin section cumg cable splices

Alexandre Fernandes, João Valente, Filipe Anunciação, Pedro Vilaça 2013 IIW 2013 - 66th Annual Assembly, Commission III, Dusseldorf, Germany, 11-17 September, 2013

Deposition of AA6082-T6 over AA2024-T3 by friction surfacing - Mechanical and wear characterization

J. Gandra, D. Pereira, R.M. Miranda, R.J.C. Silva, P. Vilaça 2013

Influence of process parameters in the friction surfacing of AA 6082-T6 over AA 2024-T3

J. Gandra, D. Pereira, R.M. Miranda, P. Vilaça 2013 46th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Setúbal, Portugal, 29-30 May 2013

Surface Improvement by Overlapping in Multipass FSP

J. Gandra, R.M. Miranda, P. Vilaça 2013

Wear Characterization of Functionally Graded Al-SiC Composite Coatings Produced by Friction Surfacing

J. Gandra, P. Vigarinho, D. Pereira, R.M. Miranda, A. Velhinho, P. Vilaça 2013

Surface Modification by Friction Based Processes

R.M. Miranda, J. Gandra, P. Vilaça 2013 Modern Surface Engineering Treatments

Surface modification by solid state processing

Rosa M. Miranda, João Gandra, Pedro Vilaça, Luísa Quintino, Telmo G. Santos 2013

Application of NDT System for the detection of Imperfections and Characterization of FSW Joints

Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva, Telmo G. Santos, Luis Rosado 2013

Development of Automatic Systems for NDT Inspection of wheels and Propeller Blades of Airplanes

José P. Sousa, Francisco Demony, Nuno Pedrosa, Telmo G. Santos, Pedro Vilaça, Luísa Quintino 2013

Application of Taguchi Method in the Optimization of Friction Stir Welding Parameters of an Aeronautic Aluminium Alloy

Catarina Vidal, Virgínia Infante, Paulo Peças, Pedro Vilaça 2013 2nd Annual International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization ICMPC-2013, Griet, India, 16-17 March, 2013

Effect of Microstructure on the Fatigue Behavior of a Friction Stirred Channel Aluminium Alloy

Catarina Vidal, Virgínia Infante, Pedro Santos Vilaca da Silva 2013 Fatigue Design 2013, International Conference Proceedings

Metallographic Characterization of Friction Stir Channels

Catarina Vidal, Virginia Infante, Pedro Vilaça 2013

Application of FSW to join aluminium foil windings for electrical transformers

Pedro Vilaça, Joel Mendes, Eugénio Santis, João Prior, Luísa Quintino 2013 IIW 2013 - 66th Annual Assembly, Commission III, Dusseldorf, Germany, 11-17 September, 2013

Influence of secondary flash formation on friction surfacing of high-strength steel substrate with AISI 316 consumable

Pedro Vilaça, Hannu Hänninen, Tapio Saukkonen, Rosa M. Miranda 2013 IIW 2013 - 66th Annual Assembly, Commission III, Dusseldorf, Germany, 11-17 September, 2013

Innovative Concept and Application of EC Probe For Inspection of Friction Stir Welds

Pedro Vilaça, Telmo G. Santos, Luis Rosado, Rosa M. Miranda 2013 The 12th International Conference of the Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing, Portorož, Slovenia, September 4-6, 2013