Course Name: Fundamentals of manufacturing processes

Course abstract

It is proposed to include fundamental of following aspects of manufacturing technology
A) Understanding Manufacturing: concept of manufacturing, need, scope, advantages, limitation, application, materials and manufacturing, classification of manufacturing, process capabilities, selection, break even analysis of manufacturing processes
B) Casting: approach, steps, pattern, molding, gate and riser, melt treatment, solidification, casting processes: sand mould, shell mould, permanent mould casting, casting defect and their remedy
C) Forming: approach, hot and cold forming, rolling, forging, extrusion, drawing, sheet metal forming, press, dies, types of dies and die set sheet metal operations punching, blanking, notching, nibbling
D) Joining: approach, need, principle of fusion welding, gas welding, thermit welding, arc welding  common arc welding processes, resistance welding, weldability of metals, solidification of weld, weld discontinuities and their remedy
E) Machining: approach, mechanism, classification, cutting tool, tool material, heat generation, cutting fluid, grinding, internal and external surface grinding, centerless grinding designation and selection of grinding wheel, trueing and balancing, honing, reaming, lapping, polishing etc.
F) Improving properties: heat treatment of steel and aluminum alloys, Fe-C diagram, TTT diagram, and CCT diagram, heat treatment processes annealing, normalizing, quenching tempering, surface modification methods namely without change chemistry, changing chemical composition and development of coating and cladding.

Course Instructor

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Prof. D K Dwivedi

Prof. D K Dwivedi obtained BE (mechanical engineering) , in 1993 from GEC Rewa, ME (welding engineering) from Univ. of Roorkee in 1997 and PhD in Met. Engineering from MNIT, Jaipur in 2003. He has about 9 years teaching experience at NIT Hamirpur and 12 years at IIT Roorkee of subjects related with manufacturing at UG level and welding engineering related subjects at PG level. He has published more than 100 research papers in SCI/SCIE indexed journals and undertaken 16 sponsored research and 48 industrial consultancy projects. Instructor has authored two books entitled “Production and Properties of Cast Al-Si Alloys with New Age International, New Delhi (2013) and Surface Engineering with Springer, New Delhi (2017).

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Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, IIT Roorkee




Ph.D, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, IIT Roorkee

 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2017

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 Enrollment : 17-May-2017 to 24-Jul-2017

 Exam registration : 30-Aug-2017 to 20-Sep-2017