Foundry Engineering

Foundry EngineeringHours: 3 0 3

Pattern making. Type and properties of molding sands, bonding materials. Testing of sands. Cores and core materials. Sand and permanent molding processes. Melting furnaces. Charcteristics of liquid metals. Solidification, and heat transfer, metal flow. Shrinkage and Contraction. Flow of metals in molds, gating and riser systems and design . Metal gas interaction. Cleaning of castings. Casting defects. Inspection and quality assurance. Ferrous and non-ferrous casting techniques. Computer applications and mechanization of foundry operations. Pro-E and its applications in design of components and castings.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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