Mechanical Processing of Steel (PM801)

Course Name: 

Mechanical Processing of Steel


M.Tech. in Process Metallurgy




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Review of stress and relationship for elastic behaviour, elements of the theory of plasticity, effects of various factors on the plastic deformation of polycrystalline aggregates, fundamentals of metal working, effects of various factors on forming processes, mechanics of metal forming, work of plastic deformation, formability tests and evaluation, friction in forming operations, experimental techniques of forming analysis, detailed analysis of the various hot and cold working processes with special reference to steels based on the following points: Classification of processes, equipment, deformation forces and geometrical relationship variables, defects, residual stresses, theories of the forming process, power requirements, lubrication problems, recent developments, heating for mechanical working, soaking pit practice, control methods and computer simulation. CAD, CAM, FEM. Numerical Problems Design Aspects.


G.E. Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy, S. I. Metric McGraw Hill, 1988. T. Altan, S. Oh. H. Gegel, Metal Forming - Fundamentals and Applications, ASM, Ohio, 1983. Making, Shaping & Treating of Steel, 10th Edition, USS, 1985.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Kumkum Banerjee, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Internships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P