The course covers the details of the advanced machining theory and practices, advanced machining processes, advanced metal forming processes, advanced welding processes and advanced foundry processes.
Contents: Advanced machining theory & practices - mechanisms of chip formation, shear angle relations, and theoretical determination of cutting forces in orthogonal cutting; analysis of turning, drilling, and milling operations; mechanics of grinding; dynamometry; thermal aspects of machining; tool wear; economics of machining; processing of polymers, ceramics, and composites;
Advanced machining processes - introduction of USM, AJM, ECM, EDM, LBM, and EBM;
Advanced forming processes - electro-magnetic forming, explosive forming, electro-hydraulic forming, stretch forming, contour roll forming;
Advanced welding processes - EBW, LBW, USW;
Advanced foundry processes - metal mould, continuous, squeeze, vacuum mould, evaporative pattern, and ceramic shell casting.