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Franco Chiesa

Directeur Scientifique

Adresse courriel :
franco.chiesa@cegeptr.qc.ca
Téléphone :
819 376-8707
Poste :
5030

Présentation

Secteur d'activité principal

Fonderie et Moulage

Certifications :

  • Titulaire de la Chaire collégiale de recherche industrielle sur la transformation de l’aluminium (CRSNG)
  • Prix 2014 du mérite scientifique Hall-Héroult de l’American Foundry Society

Principaux domaines d’activités et de recherche :

  • Métallurgie des alliages moulés
  • Modélisation de solidification
  • Traitements thermiques et propriétés mécaniques des pièces moulées
  • Phénomènes d’échange thermique

Participation à des organismes professionnels :

  • C.A. du CQRDA
  • Section Métaux légers de MetSoc.
  • Amercan Foundry Society

Publications

  • 4 publications annuelles en moyenne (AFS Transactions, Modern Casting, Journal of MetalCasting Research). Conférence annuelle  aux congrès AFS (USA) et COM (Canada)
  • Chiesa, F., Morin, G., Duchesne, B., Baril, J.; Comparing Tensile Properties of AZ91E Mg Sheets and StandardRound Specimens in as-Cast, T4, T6 and Underaged Conditions, International Journal of Metalcasting,, Vol 9, Issue 3, pp. 37-42, 2015.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Morin, G., Duchesne, B.; Influence of Inclusions on the Tensile Properties inside a LPPM A356 Casting, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol 22, paper 15-002 (8p), 2015.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D; Marin, G, Duchesne, B.; Effect of Inclusions on the Tensile Properties of Pressure Die-Cast Tests bars in Aluminium 360, Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Al Alloys”, paper # 9712, Toronto, Aug. 23-26, 2015.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Duchesne, B.; Casting Unconventional Aluminum Alloys by the LPPM Process, Proceedings of the Aluminium 2000, Casting Session, Florence, May 12-14 2015.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Tougas, B., Duchesne, B.; Experience in the Direct Pour Casting of an Aluminum A356 Blade, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 21, paper 14-03 (7p), 2014.
  • Chiesa F., Giguère N., Levasseur D., Duchesne B.; Experience in the direct pour casting of an Aluminum A356 Blade, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 122, pp.37-43, 2014.
  • Levasseur D., Ouellet T., Carignan J., Chiesa F.; Thermal Fatigue Testing of H13 Tool Steel and Thermal Spray Coatings in Permanent Mold for Aluminum Casting, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Vancouver, Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Chiesa F., Duchesne B., Levasseur D.; Metallurgical Properties of Large Aluminium AlSi7Mg03 (A356) Sand Castings, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Vancouver, Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Chiesa F., Duchesne B., Levasseur D., Tougas B.; Optimization of a Tilt Poured Permanent Mold Casting via Solidification Modeling, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Vancouver, Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Chiesa, F., Giguère, N., Levasseur, D, Duchesne, B.; Direct Pour Vs Traditional Gating, Foundry Planet, China Foundry Association, www.foundry-planet.com, Dec. 2014, pp. 46-50.
  • Chiesa F., Levasseur, D, Tougas, B., Duchesne B.;Low Pressure Permanent Mold Overcasting Optimizes Part Characteristics”, Modern Casting, February 2014, pp 48-55.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Baril, J. (2013, September). Comparing the SEED Semi-Solid Process to Low Pressure Permanent Mould in the Production of 4mm Thick Aluminum A356 Covers, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 765, pp. 112-116, 2013.
  • Chiesa, F., Morin, G., Tougas, B., Corriveau, JF., ; Overcasting Steel Rods and Copper Tubes in Low Pressure Permanent Mold, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 120, paper 13-1186 (9p), 2013.
  • Chiesa, F., Grenier, J., Giguère, N., Lanicot, F.; Mechanical Strength at the Interface of a Steel Insert Embedded in an Aluminium Permanent Mold ”, Proceedings of the Light Metals for Transportation Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2013.
  • Chiesa, F., Giguère, N., Tougas, B.; Practical Use of Fluid Flow and Solidification Modeling in the Shape Casting of Light Metals, Proceedings of the Light Metals for Transportation Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2013.
  • Chiesa, F., Giguère, N.; Casting a Very Unconventional Aluminum Alloy in Low Pressure Permanent Mold (LPPM), INALCO conference, Montreal, Oct 21-22, 2013.
  • Tougas, B., Chiesa, F.; Influence of Nickel Addition on Cast Microstructure of Niobium RichTitanium Aluminide, Proceedings of MS&T13, Materials Science & Technology, Montréal, Canada, 2013.
  • Chiesa, F., Levasseur, D., Baril, J.; Comparing the SEED Semi-Solid Process to Low Pressure Permanent Mould in the Production of 4 mm thick Aluminum A356 Covers, Proceedings of the 6th International Light Metal Technology Conference 2013, Materials Science Forum, UK, Vol. 765, pp. 112-116.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Morin, G.; Baril, J.; Hot Tearing in Magnesium AZ91E Bell Housings Produced by the Low Pressure Permanent Mold Casting, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 119, paper 12-022 (15 p), 2012.
  • Chiesa, F., Duchesne, B., Giguère N., Baril, J.; Measuring Mold Cavity Filling Time in Low Pressure Permanent Mold Casting of Aluminum Parts, Giessereiforschung, International Foundry Research, Official Journal of the World Foundry Organization, pp. 2-8, 2/2012
  • Tougas, B., Chiesa, F., Comtois_Parr, M, Forget, L., Marin, G.; Influence of Mold Coating on the Metallurgical Quality of Titanium Cast into Graphite Ingot Molds, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2011.
  • Giguère,N., Chiesa,F., Blackburn,J.F.; Experience in the Heat Treatment of Die Cast Brackets, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2011.
  • Chiesa, F., Duchesne, B., Giguère, N., Baril, J.; Predicting Misruns in the LPPM Casting of Light Metal Parts (Aluminium and Magnesium), Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications, Montreal, Oct 2-6, 2011.
  • Chiesa, F., Giguère, N., Duchesne, B.; Distribution of the Quality Index in AlSiMg Castings produced by Different Processes; Reality vs Predictions, Proceedings of the 5th Light Metal Technology Conference, Luneburg (D). ,July 19-22, 2011, in Materials Science Forum Vol. 690, Light Metals Technology V. p 238-241.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Giguère N., Baril, J.; Measuring Mold Cavity Filling Time in Low Pressure Permanent Mold Casting of Aluminum Parts, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 118, paper 11-003 (15 p), 2011.
  • Chiesa, F.; Achieving Quality via Fluid Flow and Solidification Modeling in the Shape Casting of Light Metals (Al, Mg. Ti), Proceedings of Roderick Guthrie Honorary Symposium, Mc Gill Metals Processing Center Editorial and Business Office, p 182-187, Château Vaudreuil, Oct 6-9, 2011.
  • Chiesa, F., Duchesne, B., Giguère, N., Baril, J.; The Advantage of Low Pressure Casting when Producing Thin Light Metal Parts, Proceedings of the Light Metals Symposium, CIMM Publications p 71-82, Vancouver, Oct 2-6, 2010.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Morin, G.; Baril, J.; Comparing Low Pressure and Gravity Permanent Mold casting of Magnesium AZ91E, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 118, paper 11-002 (15 p), 2011 and Vol. 116, paper 09-028 (15 p), 2009.
  • Duchesne, B., Chiesa, F; Baril, J.; Experience in Casting Magnesium AE44 in sand and permanent mold, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 116, paper 09-029, 2009.
  • Chiesa F., Duchesne B., Baril J.; Comparaison entre moulage sable et coquille basse pression de carters d’embrayage en alliage de magnésium AZ91E, Hommes et Fonderie, pp. 8-18; Nov. 2009
  • Chiesa F., Duchesne B,. Lanicot F.; Remplissage de moules multi-empreintes à plan de joint vertical, Hommes et Fonderie, pp.9-17; Octobre 2009
  • Chiesa F.; Basse pression sur l’aluminium, Découvrir, Vol 30, p.24, Septembre-octobre 2009
  • Chiesa F., Baril J., Dubé P.; Lights, camera, Castings, Engineered Casting Solutions , March -April 2009, pp.24-26
  • Chiesa F., Baril J., Morin G.; Conversion on the Radar, Engineered Casting Solutions , May-June 2008, pp.34-37
  • Duchesne B., Chiesa F., Morin G.; Moulage au sable d’alliages de magnésium AE44 et AZ91E, Hommes et Fonderie, pp. 9-17; Janvier 2008
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Lanicot, F.; Liquid Metal Filling of Multi Cavity Vertically Parted Molds Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 115, paper 08-096 (15 p), 2008.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Jacob, S.; Influence of Aging Time on the Tensile Properties of AZ91E Alloy – Definition of a Quality Index, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 115, paper 08-095 (10p), 2008.
  • Duchesne B., Bergeron R., Chiesa F., Morin G.; Comparing magnesium AZ91E automotive bell housings cast in sand and low pressure permanent mold, Proceedings of the 16th Magnesium Automotive and end User Seminar, September 18-19 , Aalen (Germany), 10 p. , 2008.
  • Duchesne B., Bergeron R., Chiesa F., Morin G.; Comparing sand casting of magnesium AE44 and AZ91 to aluminium AlSi7Mg, Proceedings of the 15th Magnesium Automotive and end User Seminar, September 27-28 , Aalen (Germany), 15 p. , 2007.
  • Chiesa, F., Duchesne, B., Morin G.; Influence of Artificial Cooling and pressure application on the metallurgical quality in the LPPM Casting of Aluminium Al Si7 Mg03 (A356), COM, Light Metals in Transport Applications, pp.27-42., Toronto, August 25-30, 2007.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B., Morin, G.; Baril, J.; Comparing Low Pressure and Gravity Permanent Mold casting of Magnesium AZ91E, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 118, paper 11-002 (15 p), 2011.
  • Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B, Morin G.; Experience in the Permanent Mold Casting of a Housing Aluminum A356 versus Magnesium AZ91E, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Light Metals Technology, pp.63-68, September 2007.
  • Baril J., Chiesa, F, Duchesne, B.; Conversion of a Machined Aluminium 6061 Housing to a Magnesium AZ91E Sand Casting, Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 114, paper 07-007 (14 p), 2007.