MANUFACTURING SCIENCE (EME-101/EME-201)
Properties, Inspection and Testing of materials
Introduction to stress & strain
Mechanical Properties: Strength, Elasticity, Stiffness, Malleability, Ductility, Brittleness, Resilience, Toughness and Hardness.
Elementary ideas of Creep, Fatigue & Fracture
Testing of metals: Destructive testing, tensile testing, Compression test, Hardness tests, Impact test.
Basic Metals & Alloys: Properties and Applications
Ferrous Materials: Carbon steels, its classification based on % carbon as low, mild, medium & high carbon steel, its properties & applications.
Wrought iron, Cast iron, Alloy steels: stainless steel, tool steel.
Elementary introduction to Heat- treatment of carbon steels: Annealing, Normalizing, Quenching Tempering & case-hardening.
Non-Ferrous metals & alloys: Common uses of various non-ferrous metals & alloys and its composition such as Cu-alloys: Brass, Bronze, Al-alloys such as Duralumin.
Introduction to Metal Forming & Casting Process and its applications
Metal Forming: Basic metal forming operations & uses of such as: Forging, Rolling, Wire & Tube-drawing/making and Extrusion, and its products/applications, Press-work, die & punch assembly, cutting and forming, its applications, Hot-working versus cold-working.
Casting: Pattern & allowances, Moulding sands and its desirable properties, Mould making with the use of a core, Gating system, Casting defects & remedies, Cupola Furnace, Die-casting and its uses.
Introduction to Machining & Welding and its applications
Machining: Basic principles of Lathe-machine and operations performed on it, Basic description of machines and operations of Shaper, Planer, Drilling, and Milling & Grinding.
Welding: Importance & basic concepts of welding, Classification of welding processes. Gas-welding, types of flames, Electric-Arc welding, Resistance welding, Soldering & Brazing and its uses.
Manufacturing: Importance of Materials & Manufacturing towards Technological & Socio- Economic developments, Plant location, Plant layout – its types, Types of Production, Production versus productivity. Miscellaneous Processes: Powder-metallurgy process & its applications, Plastic-products manufacturing, Galvanizing and Electroplating.