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Fundamentals of manufacturing Processes

  • Course Code :
    MAN 321
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: • Get a basic idea of solidification and casting, alloys, structure and properties, cast-ing products and applications, • know about the different casting processes, mould and core-making, sand proper-ties and testing, behaviour of liquid metals, melting and melt treatment, • Make design for a sound casting using basic equations and to specify the required moulding materials, • Deal with casting quality control methods,

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Processing by casting: powder metallurgy, metal working, material removal, welding and joining, Processing of plastics and ceramics, Finishing processes, Materials recycling.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- know different casting processes, capabilities, and limitations.
2- Identify of solidification and casting, alloys, structure and properties, casting products and applications.
3- Explain different casting processes, mold and core-making, sand prop-erties and testing, behavior of liquid metals, melting and melt treat-ment.
4- State the design basics for a sound casting using basic equations, and to specify the required molding materials.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Design casting pattern
2- Design casting mould using basic equations.
3- Design for a sound casting using basic equations.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Deal with design of casting mold, and cores.
2- Analyse the casting and predict the various casting defects.
3- Differentiate between different casting processes, mould and core-making, sand properties and testing, behaviour of liquid metals, melting and melt treatment.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Make scientific Presentation in the casting project.
2- Write technical reports about the special casting processes.
3- Practice working in team in the casting project.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to metal casing processes 4 2 2
Casting wrought alloys, continuous casting 4 2 2
Shaped casting, & products, and processes 8 4 4
Sand, molding and core-making processes 4 2 2
Casting design, and pattern design 8 4 4
Special Casting Techniques 8 4 4
Rapid Prototyping 4 2 2
Design of gating system 4 2 2
Design of feeding system 4 2 2
Heat extraction & solidification 4 2 2
Liquid metal behavior & fluid dynamics 4 2 2
Casting project 4 2 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Discussion
Experiential learning
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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 10.00
Attendance and Participation 10.00
Final Exam 40.00 16
First Mid-term 15.00 6
Quizzez 10.00
Second Mid-term 15.00 11

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Manufacturing Engineering and Technology Serope Kalpakjian Pearson

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