Academic Catalog

METE441 MELTING AND CASTING

Course Code: 5700441
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. EKREM SELUK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Foundry sands, green sand concept, quartz-clay interface, clay-clay interface, Quartz-clay-water interface. Moulding mixtures, additives core concept; oil bonded cores. CO2 process, cold setting, core making. Casting processes; sand casting, die casting, centrifugal casting, investment casting, other processes. Melting methods, melting furnaces. Melting of cast iron in cupola. Non-ferrous industrial alloys; Al-alloy Cu-alloy, other non-ferrous alloys. Steel casting processes.