Metal Forming

Course Name: 

Metal Forming (MT363)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Elasticity and plasticity, yield criterion theories of metal forming, hot, warm and cold working, ring compression test, temperature rise in deformation zone, superplasticity and explosive forming, forcestroke diagrams in forming, friction and lubrication in metal working processes, forging, CAD & CAM in forging, extrusion, mannesmann mill, rolling, drawing of rods, wire and tubes, dies, optimum die angle, bulk forming and sheet metal forming, deep drawing, redrawing, limiting draw ratio, forming limit diagram, role of texture defects in sheet metal working, bending, shearing, rubber pad forming, stretch forming, electro hydraulic forming, electromagnetic forming and high energy rate forming, numerical problems and design aspects in forming.


G. E. Dieter and David Bacon, Mechanical Metallurgy, McGraw-Hill, 1988, 3 Edition (SI Metric).
W. F. Harsford & R M Caddell, Metal Forming Mechanics & Metallurgy, Prentice Hall, USA, 1993, Second Edition.
B. Avitzur, Handbook of Metal Forming Processes, John Wiley, New York, 1983.
Metals Handbook Vol. 14, Forming and Forging, ASM Metals Park, Ohio, 1988.
T. Altan, Metal Forming-Fundamentals and Applications, ASM Metals Park, Ohio, 1983.
Kurt Lange, Handbook of Metal Forming McGraw-Hill 1985.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Prof. Anandhan Srinivasan, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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