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Course Detail

Course Name Manufacturing Process I
Course Code 15MEC213
Program B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Semester Four
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

  • 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

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