A Review of CFD Modeling of Erosion-induced Corrosion Formation in Water Jets Using FEA


  • Kadir Gök

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Izmir Bakircay University, Izmir,  35665, Turkey

  • Hediye Deniz Ada

    Chemical Technologies, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya Vocational School of Technical Sciences, Germiyan

    Campus, Kutahya, 43100, Turkey

  • Nazlıhan Kilicaslan

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Izmir Bakircay University, Izmir,  35665, Turkey

  • Arif Gök

    Department of Industrial Design, Architecture Faculty, Kütahya Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, 43100, Turkey


Received: 29 March 2023 | Revised: 20 April 2023 | Accepted: 25 April 2023 | Published Online: 5 May 2023


A comprehensive review of all the related investigations carried on water jet cutting or AWJ (AWJ) cutting is performed. The experimental methods and results used on this subject were examined, defined and compared by the researchers. This research shows that further improvements are possible in the water jet cutting method. In order to reduce the high cost of the empirical technique and increase the time efficiency, it is important to perform computerized Finite Element Analysis (FEA) or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) based AWJ processing. An attempt has been performed to systematically arranged the research investigations conducted on water jet cutting. The studies on the definition of the nozzle failure, calculate using CFD of water jet cutting or AWJ cutting processes, the studies on the parameters influencing water jet cutting are reviewed and the future work for the further improvement of water jet cutting process is highlighted.


AWJ; Computational fluid dynamics; Erosion-induced corrosion; Finite element analysis


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How to Cite

Gök, K., Ada, H. D., Kilicaslan, N., & Gök, A. (2023). A Review of CFD Modeling of Erosion-induced Corrosion Formation in Water Jets Using FEA. Journal of Mechanical Materials and Mechanics Research, 6(2), 14–22. https://doi.org/10.30564/jmmmr.v6i2.5607


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