Theory of Metal Forming Lecture Notes & eBook PDF Download

Mar 15, 2017
Hi friends,

On this thread i am uploading high quality notes for the subject Theory of metal forming. These notes are very good and concise and will definitely help you prepare for your semester exams.

Topics covered:

  • Module I
Review of two dimensional stress and strain, state of stress in three dimensions, Stress tensor, Invariants, Mohr's circle for 3-dimensional state of stress, strain at a point- Mohr's circle for strain, Hydrostatic & Deviatory components of stress, Elastic stress-strain relations.

  • Module II
Elements of theory of plasticity; Flow curve, True stress & true strain, Yield criteria for ductile metals, Von Misses & Teresa yield criteria, combined stress tests. The yield locus, Anisotropy in yielding, Yield surface, levy-Misses, Prandtl-Reuss Stress-Strain relation, Classification of forming processes variables in metal forming and their optimization

  • Module III
Analysis of deformation processes- Method based on homogeneous compression slip line field theory, Upper bounds and lower bounds, Slab method of analysis.
Flow stress determination, Hot working, Cold working, Strain rate effect, Friction and lubrication, Deformation zone geometry, Workability, Residual stress.

  • Module IV
Analysis of metal forming processes( only limited portion), Forging: Load calculation in plane strain forging, Rolling: Forces & geometrical relationship in rolling, Rolling load and torque in cold rolling, Von-Karman work equation, Extrusion: Analysis of extrusion process, extrusion pressure, Drawing: Drawing load

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