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2022/2023

Theory of Casting

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W33A007 ZK 5P+0C Czech
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Department of Manufacturing Technology
Synopsis:

Moulding materials. Sands and binders. Mechanical, thermal and chemical properties of sands. Clays, sodium silicates and resin binders. Sand moulding. Permanent mould casting. Melting processes. Foundry metallurgy. Inoculation. Properties of liquid metals. Metal flow. Mould filling time. Running. Temperature gradients. Solidification of metals and alloys. Feeding. Design considerations. Heat treatment. Casting defects. Inspection and quality control.

Requirements:

Material science

Foundry technology

Syllabus of lectures:

Mechanical, thermal and chemical properties of sands.

Clays, sodium silicates and resin binders.

Sand moulding.

Permanent mould casting.

Melting processes.

Foundry metallurgy.

Inoculation.

Properties of liquid metals.

Metal flow. Mould filling time. Gating.

Temperature gradients. Solidification of metals and alloys.

Feeding.

Design considerations.

Heat treatment.

Casting defects.

Inspection and quality control.

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Study Objective:

intensify scientific backgroung of metal casting

Study materials:

Webster, P.,D.: Fundamentals of Foundry Technology. Portcullis press, Redhill, Surrey, 1980.

Beeley, P.: Foundry technology. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 2001

Campbell, J.: Castings. Buttewoth-Heinemann, Oxford, 2002

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