ML8011 Alloy Casting Processes Notes

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UNIT I MAGNESIUM ALLOYS

Introduction to different types of Magnesium alloys
Process for Manufacturing Magnesium alloys
Production considerations
Die casting consideration
die life productivity
applications of Magnesium alloy cast parts.

UNIT II ALUMINIUM ALLOYS

Introduction to different types of Aluminum alloys
Process for Manufacturing Aluminum alloys
Production considerations
die life
productivity
applications of Aluminum Cast Parts.

UNIT III ALLOY STEELS

Introduction to different types of Alloy steels
process for manufacturing alloy steels
production considerations
productivity
applications of alloy cast parts.

UNIT IV ZINC ALLOYS

Introduction to different types of Zinc alloys
process for manufacturing Zinc alloys
production considerations
Die casting considerations
die life
productivity
applications of Zinc alloys cast parts.

UNIT V COPPER ALLOYS

Introduction to different types of copper alloys.
Process for manufacturing copper alloys production considerations.
Die casting considerations
die life
productivity
applications of copper alloys cast parts.

OUTCOMES

  • Ability to design casting process for alloys, such as Magnesium and Aluminum, Steel, Zinc, copper and its alloy.
  • Ability to perform die life calculation, productivity

TEXT BOOKS

  1. Heine, R. W, Loper, C. R. and Rosenthal, “Principles of Metal Casting”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1995.
  2. Jain, P. L., “Principles of Foundry Technology”, Tata McGraw Hill, 1994.

REFERENCES

  1. ASM Hand Book Vol. 5 Casting, ASM International, 1998.
  2. Houldcorft, P. T.,“ Welding Process Technology”, Cambridge University Press, 1985.
  3. Ramana Rao, T. V., “Metal Casting Principles and Practice”, 1st Edition, New Age International, 1996.