COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Manufacturing Process I
Course Code: 
15MEC213
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
4
Type: 
Subject Core
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

Manufacturing Process I' is a course offered in the fourth semester of B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Metal casting processes: Introduction to Metal casting - Pattern, core and Mould making - Moulding, sand properties and testing - Principles of gating and riser design - Melting furnaces - Casting processes - sand, die, gravity, centrifugal castings, shell mould and Investment casting. Fettling and cleaning of casting - Inspection of casting and Casting defects.

Unit 2

Metal forming processes: mechanics of forming processes and forming operations – rolling, forging, drawing, deep drawing, bending, extrusion, punching and blanking – high energy forming processes – defects in metal forming – problems.

Unit 3

Metal joining processes: Principles of welding – fusion, resistance and solid state welding – soldering, brazing and adhesive bonding, arc welding, resistance welding, gas welding, thermit welding, ultrasonic welding, electron beam welding, laser beam welding and explosive welding – weld defects and inspection.

Powder metallurgy - production of metal powders - characteristics of metal powders - compaction - sintering – applications.

Surface modification processes - diffusion coating – electroplating – anodizing - conversion coating - hot dipping - ceramic and diamond coating.

  • Serope Kalpakjian and Steven R. Schmid – ‘Manufacturing Engineering and Technology’ - Prentice Hall - 2013 - 7th Edition
  • Roy A. Lindberg - ‘Processes and Materials for Manufacture’ - Prentice Hall of India Private limited - 2000
  • Dieter G. E. - ‘Mechanical Metallurgy’ - Tata McGraw Hill - 2013 - 3rd Edition
  • Amitabh A. Ghosh and Asok Kumar Maltil - ‘Manufacturing Science’ - Affiliated East-West, Press Private Limited - 2010