COURSE SYLLABUS

Manufacturing Technology 6.5 Credits

Tillverkningsteknik
First cycle, B0007T
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2012 Sp 1 - Spring 2013 Sp 4
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Dept TVM Mats Näsström 03 Apr 2012

Last revised
by Dept TVM Mats Näsström 03 Apr 2012

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject
Mechanical Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, first cycle

Specific entry

Materials testing, 3 ECTS-credits


More information about English language requirements



Course Aim

After completed course the student should be able to:

  • Have basic understanding of different manufacturing methods for making details in metallic materials;
  • Account for selection of manufacturing method concerning casting, plastic andchipless machiningcutting working;
  • Account for the advantages of extrusion
  • Account for plastic forming and non-cutting working of sheet details
  • Account for production-units and methods for cast details;
  • Account for theinfluence on the environment of the casting technology.

Contents

Basic theories for plastic working particularly with emphasis on extrusion. The construction of the extrusion press and its parts. The shape of the matrix and different lubricants at cold respective hot extrusion.

Basic theories forplastic forming and non-cutting working of sheet details

Survey of different methods for casting. Manufacture of models and moulds. The characteristics of cast metal during melting, casting and solidifying. Solidification at different casting methods. Foundations for shape and dimensioning of ingate and feeder. Directions for construction of castings. The characteristics of cast material. The construction of the foundry and the environmental aspect.


Realization

Lectures and calculation exercises.


Examination
Written examination and approved assignments.

Remarks

The number of opportunities to be examined in order to obtain approval is limited to five. The course is included in the University certificate education 120 HEC and in the Bachelors education 180 HEC


Examiner
Lennart Wallström

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2012 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Fredriksson, Hasse. (1986) Metallers gjutning. Stockholm: (KTH Institutionen för metallers gjutning)..
Formningshandboken, utgåva 2 1998
Compendium: Sprutning.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

Items/credits
NumberTypeCreditsGrade
0001Written exam5.0G U 3 4 5
0002Assignments1.5U G#