Academic Catalog

ME541 PLASTICITY & COMP. AIDED METAL FORMING

Course Code: 5690541
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HALUK DARENDELLER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Invariants of the stress tensor and formulation of yield criteria. Stress-strain relationships in the plastic range. Plastic anisotropy and instability. Hot and cold rolling of strip materials. Extrusion, wire drawing and deep drawing. Introduction to Slipline Field Theory. Numerical solutions of selected problems using CAD approach. Laboratory experiments on material testing and metal forming. Term project. (S)