Academic Catalog

MECH453 METAL FORMING TECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 3650453
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3650303
The course set above should be completed before taking MECH453 METAL FORMING TECHNOLOGY .

Course Content

Classification of forming processes. Bulk and sheet metal forming processes. Working spaces of various processes. Product spectrum and properties, materials suitable for forming processes. Forming force and forming work computations. Design of forming tools: punches and dies, tool materials. Forming sequences. Process procedures: heat treatments, raw material preparation, lubrication, environmental issues. Principles of forming machines: hammers, mechanical presses and hydraulic presses, selection of forming machines. Economical aspects.