First- and second-law efficiencies for laser drilling of stainless steel


Yilbas B., Sami M., Kar A., Sahin A. Z.

ENERGY, vol.21, no.3, pp.197-203, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/0360-5442(95)00099-2
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-203

Abstract

The first- and second-law efficiencies for laser drilling have been investigated. These efficiencies improve at a given ambient gas pressure for a 1 mm thick workpiece and decrease with workpiece thickness.