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Menachem Kimchi

  • Associate Professor-Clinical, Materials Science Engineering
  • 1248 Adams Drive
    Room 130
    Columbus, OH 43221
  • 614-247-0001

Edited Books


  • Kimchi, M.; Phillips, D.. 2017. "Resistance Spot Welding: Fundamentals and Applications for the Automotive Industry." Morgan & Claypool.



  • 2016. "Solid State Welding Processes." In Welding Engineering: An Introduction, edited by Kimchi, M.; Kimchi, M.,
  • 2016. "Resistance Welding Processes." In Welding Engineering An Introduction, edited by Kimchi, M.; Kimchi, M.,


  • 2011. "High-Frequency Welding." In ASM Handbook,


  • 2007. "Other Welding and Cutting Processes." In Welding Handbook,
  • 2007. "Magnetic Pulse Welding." In Welding Handbook,
  • 2007. "Projection Welding." In Welding handbook,
  • 2007. "High-Frequency Welding." In Welding Handbook,


  • 2005. "Recommended Practices for Automotive Weld Quality-Resistance Spot Welding." In Recommended Practices for Automotive Weld Quality-Resistance Spot Welding,


  • 1999. "Specification for Resistance Welding of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels." In Specification for Resistance Welding of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels,

Journal Articles


  • Kimchi, M.; Shao, H.; Cheng, W.; Krishnaswamy, P., 2004, "Magnetic pulse welding aluminium tubes to steel bars." Welding in the World 48, no. 3-4, 19-22 - 19-22.
  • Sun, X.; Stephens, E.V.; Khaleel, M.A.; Shao, H. et al., 2004, "Resistance spot welding of aluminum alloy to steel with transition material - From process to performance - Part I: Experimental study." Welding Journal (Miami, Fla) 83, no. 6,


  • Feng, Z.; Babu, S.S.; Riemer, B.W.; Santella, M.L. et al., 2003, "Modeling of resistance spot welds - Process and performance." Welding Research Abroad 49, no. 2, 29-35 - 29-35.


  • Feng, Z.; Babu, S.S.; Riemer, B.W.; Santella, M.L. et al., 2001, "Modeling of resistance spot welds-process and performance." Welding in the World 45, no. 11-12, 18-24 - 18-24.


  • Kimchi, M.; Dydo, J.R., "Ensuring Seam Weld Quality before Hydroforming, Quality Control through Bulge Testing." TPJ-the Tube & Pipe Journal


  • "Joining and Welding of Advanced High-Strength Steels in Automotive Applications." 2017, Presented at SAE China Seminar,
  • "Challenges and Advances in Welding of New Generation of High-Strength Steels." 2014, Presented at International Symposium on Advances in Resistance Welding,
  • "Resistance Spot Welding of Coated Hot Stamped Boron Steels." 2016, Presented at 9th International Seminar & Conference on Advances in Resistance Welding,
  • "Deformation and Fracture Behaviors of Ultra-high Strength Steel Resistance Spot Welds." 2016, Presented at 9th International Seminar & Conference on Advances in Resistance Welding,
  • "Welding Solutions for Advanced High Strength Steels." 2017, Presented at Great Design in Steel,
  • "Resistance Welding Advanced High-Strength Steels." 2016, Presented at FABTECH Canada,
  • "Welding of Dissimilar Materials Combinations for Automotive Applications." 2011, Presented at 2011 International Auto Body Conference (IABC),
  • "Innovative Joining and Welding Techniques for Advanced Materials." 2008, Presented at ALMA Conference,
  • "Metallurgical Characteristics of Conductive Heat Seam Welds on Aluminum Sheet." 1999, Presented at TMS Conference,
  • "High-Frequency Tube Welding of Various Materials." 1996, Presented at Welded Tube & Pipe The Way Ahead - Tube 2000 International Conference & Convention,

Papers in Proceedings


  • Kim, H.; Gould, J.; Kimchi, M.; Shang, J. et al. "Investigation of the efficiency of joint designs for the electro-magnetic welding (EMW) of the ring-shaft assembly." (11 2012).


  • Kim, H.; Mohr, W.; Zelenak, P.; Schimming, M. et al. "Predictions of hole-edge failure for TRIP 780 structural component during a static bend test." (12 2011).
  • Kim, H.; Kimchi, M.; Kardes, N.; Altan, T. "Effects of variable elastic modulus on springback predictions in stamping advanced high-strength steels (AHSS)." (12 2011).


  • Failla, D.; Albright, C.; Galbreath, E.; Huber, C. et al. "Welding characteristics in deformation resistance welding." (12 2008).


  • Kimchi, M. "Quality control for high frequency tube welding." (12 2007).
  • Kimchi, M.; Zhang, P. "Advanced welding techniques for joining tubular components." (12 2007).


  • Kimchi, M. "Advanced welding techniques for aluminum tubes." (12 2003).
  • Kimchi, M. "'Welding & testing tubes for hydroforming applications'." (12 2003).


  • Kimchi, M.; Workman, D.; Gould, J.E. "Advanced welding techniques for aluminum alloys." (7 2002).


  • Kimchi, M. "An Overview of 'Intelligent Resistance Welding' (IRW) Program." in IIW. (11 1998).
  • Li, M.V.; Dong, P.; Kimchi, M. "Computational Modeling of Heat Transfer and Microstructure Development in Resistance Spot Welds of HSLA Steels." (12 1998).
  • Victor Li, M.; Dong, P.; Kimchi, M. "Modeling and analysis of microstructure development in resistance spot welds of high strength steels." (12 1998).


  • Kimchi, M.; Adonyi, Y. "Resistance Weldability of Hot-Dip Tin-Coated Sheet Steel." in Sheet Metal Welding VI Conference. (10 1994).


  • Gould, J.E.; Kimchi, M.; Mitchell, T. "Effect of fit-up conditions when using constant current control systems for resistance spot welding." (12 1993).


  • Adonyi, Y.; Kimchi, M.; McKinney, O. "Resistance seam weldability of polymer-coated steel sheet." (12 1991).


  • Kimchi, M.; Gould, J.E. "Effects of prepulse resistance spot welding schedules on the weldability characteristics of galvanized steel." (12 1990).


  • Gould, J.E.; Kimchi, M.; Campbell, D.H. "Weldability and electrode wear characteristics of hot-dip galvanized steel with and without a ferrophos containing primer." (12 1988).


  • Kimchi, M.; Gould, J.E. "Effects of coating weight on the resistance spot weldability of galvanized steel." (12 1986).


  • Kimchi, M. "High-Frequency Butt Welding - A New Process for Tailored Blank Production,." in 11th Annual North American Welding Research Conference.
  • Kimchi, M.; Gould, J.E. "Evaluation of Various Electrode Materials for Resistance Spot Welding Galvanized Steels." in IIW.
  • Dong, P.; Kimchi, M.; Holmes, S. "Thermomechanical Analysis of Electrode Wear Mechanisms: A Finite Element Study." in 29th International Symposium on Automotive Technology & Automation.
  • Kimchi, M.; zhang, P. "New High-Productivity Welding Techniques for Advanced Automotive Structures." in IIW.
  • Kimchi, M.; peer, A.P. "Welding Issues and Solutions for Advanced High-Strength Steels." in International Automotive Body Congress.
  • Kimchi, M.; zhang, P.Z.; peterson, W.P. "Advances in Welding Lightweight Tubular Automotive Structure."
  • Kimchi, M.; White, C.L.; Lu, F.; Dong, P. "Resistance Welding Electrode Wear on Galvannealed Steels." in TMS Conference.
  • Kimchi, M.; White, C.L.; Gugel, M.D. "Mechanisms of Resistance Welding Electrode Wear on Galvanized Steel." in 29th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation.