Fundamentals of forming

Fundamental concepts of metal forming
Materials and their structure
Mechanical behavior of materials-1
Mechanical behavior of crystalline materials -2
Material behavior in metal forming


Stress, strain, elasticity and plasticity

Stress transformation and Mohr’s circle
Strain transformation
Slab method of forming analysis
Slip line field method of analysis
Upperbound analysis


Classification of forging processes
Analysis of axisymmetric upset forging
Analysis of plane strain upsetting
Analysis of disc forging
Forging defects


Introduction to rolling processes Introduction – rolled products-rolling mills – typical rolling processes

Analysis of strip rolling -1
Analysis of strip rolling – 2
Cold strip rolling – more accurate analysis
Rolling defects


Introduction to extrusion processes
Analysis of cold extrusion
Further analysis and extrusion defects

Drawing of wires, bars and tubes

Basics of bar/wire drawing
Analysis of drawing
Further aspects of drawing

Sheet metal forming operations

Cutting and related operations
Bending of sheet metal
Other sheet metal forming operations

Drawing of sheet metals

Deep drawing
Drawability and formability

Powder forming & non-conventional forming

Powder forming
Pilgering, semi-solid forming
Hot isostatic pressing

Deformation zone, formability and workability

Deformation geometry
Thermal effects and friction

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