Advanced Foundry Technology (PM802)

Course Name: 

Advanced Foundry Technology


M.Tech. in Process Metallurgy




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Liquid, solid and solidification; shrinkage nucleation and growth, segregation, mechanism of solidification of ferrous alloys, flow of metals in gates, heat transfer during solidification, melting furnaces and processes for the production of cast irons and steel castings, special problems in heat treatment to ferrous castings, sand practice for iron and steel casting production, modern trends, engineering design of castings, sources of fluctuation in properties, influence of form and environment. Numerical problems and computers in foundry.


J. Campbell, Castings, Butterworth, 1991, London Heine and Rosenthal, Principles of Metal Casting, 1955, McGraw Hill, NY. Solidification of Metals, W. C. Winegard, Institute of Metals 1964.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Prof. K. Narayan Prabhu, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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