The welding of two dissimilar materials was carried out in-house with the aid of a tungsten arc weld having dynamic measurement of temperature profiles in the vicinity areas of the welding track using high-temperature thermocouples. A previous comparison of the simulated and measured transient temperatures versus finite element simulation is shown. Stress analyses of the pipe were carried out using finite element analysis (FEA) simulations with two different clad thicknesses. Results of thermal analysis show a close match, and laboratory tests reveal occurrences at the welded joints, the fusion zone and the heat-affected zone (HAZ); the result of stress analysis also shows good agreement when validated with neutron diffraction experimental results.

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