Theory and Practise of Casting
- Department of Manufacturing Technology
Properties of liquid metals. Crystalization of cast alloys. Contraction during solidification. Methods for the feeding of castings. Directional solidification. Interction between metal and mould. Contraction defects. Grey iron. Ductile iron. Vermicular graphite iron. Irons for special use. Metalurgy of steel. Aluminium, magnesium, titanium and coper alloys.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Properties of liquid metals.
Gases and inclusions in metals.
Development of cast structure.
Feeding characteristics of alloys.
Methods for the feeding of castings.
Cotraction, hot tears, cracks, distortions a nd residual stresses.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
form a coherent basis for an understanding of casting processes
- Study materials:
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: