345-0347/03 – Forming and Casting Technologies (TTaS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mechanical TechnologyCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
C1A20 prof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.
KED011 Ing. Jan Kedroň, Ph.D.
MAC389 Ing. Jakub Machálek, Ph.D.
POV007 Ing. Jan Povýšil, Ph.D.
REN009 Ing. Josef Rentka, Ph.D.
RUS80 prof. Ing. Stanislav Rusz, CSc.
TYL046 Ing. Stanislav Tylšar, Ph.D.
ZLA057 Ing. Jan Zlámalík
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will be able to: • explain the basic concepts related to forming and casting technologies, • clarify the influence of forming on the properties and structure of the material, • explain the basic laws of plastic deformation, • describe the basic tools, machines and principles of hot forming, cold forming, material cutting, sheet metal drawing, bending, casting, unconventional forming and plastics processing. They will get: • an overview of the principles and technical terminology of the main production methods – forming and casting technologies, • an overview of the basic technological processes of production used in engineering production, which is necessary for understanding modern production technologies. They will be able to: • choose suitable materials and master the methodology of creating technological procedures for the production of simple components, including basic calculations.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Basic subject, in which the students will be acquainted with principles of main production methods – technologies of forming and casting with due order technical terms. Subject contents tools, machines, choice of materials and method of creation of technologic production processes of simple parts included basic computations. In subject the students will be acquainted with influence of forming upon properties and structure of materials, basic laws of plastic deformation, technologies of volume hot forming and cold forming, technologies of area shearing and blanking, accurate blanking, volume shearing, shearing of thin-walled sections and tubes, breaking, technologies of sheet-metal drawing, progressive drawing in strip, drawing with wall thinning, technologies of bending, casting, with casting sand mixtures, non-conventional forming technologies, polymers and its processing.

Compulsory literature:

[1] MIELNIK, E. M. Metalworking Science and Engineering. United States of America, New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991. 976 s. ISBN 0-07-041904-3. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 241568, čárový kód: 3174006766 a 3174128024, lokace: volný výběr. [2] ELENEV, S. A. Pressworking. 1. ed. Moskva: Mir, 1983. 232 s. (bez ISBN). Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 195204, čárový kód: 3174193094, lokace: sklad knih. [3] HOSFORD. W. F. and CADDELL. R. M. Metal Forming: Mechanics and Metallurgy. 4th ed. United States of America, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 331 s. ISBN 978-1-107-00452-8. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 271187, čárový kód: 3174225137, lokace: volný výběr. [4] WAGONER, R. H. and CHENOT, Jean-Loup Fundamentals of Metal Forming. United States of America, New York: Wiley, 1997. 389 s. ISBN 0-471-57004-4. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 261827, čárový kód: 3174251522, lokace: volný výběr. [5] ALTAN, Taylan, OH, Soo Ik and GEGEL, Harold L. Metal Forming: Fundamentals and Applications. United States of America, Metals Park: American Society for Metals, 1983. 353 s. ISBN 0-87170-167-7. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 211184, čárový kód: 3174057937, lokace: sklad knih. [6] SHAW, Milton Clayton. Metal Cutting Principles. 2nd ed. United States of America, New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 651 s. ISBN 0-19-514206-3. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 269609, čárový kód: 3174191812, lokace: volný výběr.

Recommended literature:

[1] HOSFORD, W. F. Mechanical Behavior of Materials. 1. ed. United States of America, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 425 s. ISBN 0-521-84670-6. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 263130, čárový kód: 3174138479, lokace: 345/Katedra mechanické technologie – deponát (nelze rezervovat). [2] SEMIATIN, S. L. (volume editor) ASM Handbook: Volume 14B: Metalworking: Sheet Forming. United States of America, Materials Park: ASM International, 2006. 924 s. ISBN 0-87170-710-1. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 263020, čárový kód: 3174218354, lokace: volný výběr. [3] SEMIATIN, S. L. (volume editor) ASM Handbook: Volume 14A: Metalworking: Bulk Forming. United States of America, Materials Park: ASM International, 2005. 888 s. ISBN 0-87170-708-X. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 263020, čárový kód: 3174138355, lokace: ÚK/FBI. [4] HOSFORD, W. F. Materials for Engineers. 1. ed. United States of America, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 278 s. ISBN 978-0-521-89997-0. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 271672, čárový kód: 3174204768, lokace: 9330/Centrum pokročilých inovačních technologií – deponát (nelze vypůjčit). [5] DIETER, G. E. (volume editor) ASM Handbook: Volume 20: Materials Selection and Design: Handbook of Workability and Process Design. United States of America, Materials Park: ASM International, 1997. ISBN 0-87170-386-6. [6] HOSFORD, W. F. Physical Metallurgy. 2nd ed. United States of America, Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2010. 423 s. ISBN 978-1-4398-1360-7. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 277881, čárový kód: 3174224669, lokace: volný výběr. [7] HOULDCROFT, P and JOHN, R. Welding and Cutting: A Guide to Fusion Welding and Associated Cutting Processes. Velká Británie, Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, 2001. 232 s. ISBN 1-85573-578-4. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 269510, čárový kód: 3174191604, lokace: volný výběr. [8] LUNDH, H. Sheet Steel Forming Handbook: Size Shearing and Plastic Forming. 1st ed. Swedwn, Borlänge: SSAB Tunnplat AB, 1998, 1 sv. (různé stránkování). Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 255906, čárový kód: 3174084553, lokace: volný výběr. [9] IŽDINSKÁ, Z. Metal Casting. 1. vyd. Slovenská republika, Bratislava: Slovenská technická univerzita, 2007. 112 s. ISBN 978-80-227-2660-3. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 266900, čárový kód: 3174180262 a 3174180263, lokace: volný výběr. [10] IRWING, W. Continuous Casting of Steel. Velká Británie, London: Institute of Materials, 1993. 207 s. ISBN 0-901716-53-7. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 245498, čárový kód: 3174000204, lokace: sklad knih. [11] NAUJOKS, W. and FABEL, D. C. Forging Handbook. United States of America, Cleveland: American Society for Metals, 1939, 630 s., [1] složená příloha. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 74755, čárový kód: 3174065938 a 3174066755, lokace: sklad knih. [12] ARSENAULT, R. Plastic Deformation of Materials. United States of America, New York: Academic Press, 1975. 504 s. ISBN 0-12-341806-2. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 133003, čárový kód: 3174057940, lokace: sklad knih. [13] HEARN, E. Mechanics of Materials: An Introduction to the Mechanics of Elastic and Plastic Deformation of Solids and Structural Components. 2nd ed. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1985. 913 s. ISBN 0-08-030529-6. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 205280, čárový kód: 3174045739, lokace: sklad knih. [14] SEMIATIN, S. L. (volume editor) ASM Handbook: Volume 14: Forming and Forging. United States of America, Materials Park: ASM International, 1988. 978 s. ISBN 0-87170-020-4. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 251662, čárový kód: 3174043555, lokace: volný výběr (nelze objednat). [15] GUY, A. G., BEVER, M., HENCH, L. L. and PETERLIN, A. Introduction to Materials Science. United States of America, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971, 604 s. ISBN 07-025310-2. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 115028, čárový kód: 3174199721, lokace: sklad knih. [16] Modern Metal Cutting: A Practical Handbook. 1st English ed. Sandviken: Sandvik Coromant, 1994, 1 sv. (různé stránkování). ISBN 91-972299-0-3. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 245228, čárový kód: 3174064041, lokace: sklad knih. [17] Techniques of Pressworking Sheet-metal: An Engineering Approach to Die Design. 1974. ISBN 0-13900696-6. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 113199, čárový kód: 3174240456, lokace: sklad knih. [18] Metal Forming: The Application of Limit Analysis. 1980. ISBN 0-8247-6847-7. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 167954, čárový kód: 3174242091, lokace: sklad knih.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Teaching methods: • explanation of pedagogue at lectures with the use of photos, videos and films, • utilization of script contained intuitive pictures and examples of technologic production processes of simple parts, • explanation of pedagogue at practice, • individual contracts for written projects, consultation with every student at practice, • sample of test pieces and parts in laboratory, • sample of some technologic production processes in laboratory, • pulling points down for late delivery of written projects. Criterii: • technical and formal level of delivered written projects, • knowledge of problematics at tests during practices.



Other requirements

Presence at exercises minimum 80 %.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

P1 – Influence of forming upon properties and structure of material, P2 – Basic laws of plastic strain, P3 – Volume hot forming, P4 – Volume cold forming, P5 – Flat shearing, P6 – Accurate shearing, P7 – Sheet-metal drawing, P8 – Drawing of non-rotary stampings, P9 – Bending, P10 – Casting, casting moulding mixtures, P11 – Production documentation of casting, P12 – Production technological process of non-permanent raw mould for casting, P13 – Non-conventional forming methods, forming by high pressures and energies, P14 – Polymers and their processing.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100 (100) 51
        Project No. 1 – "Volume Hot Forming" Project 12  0
        Written exam No. 1 Written test 10  0
        Project No. 2 – "Volume Cold Forming" Project 12  0
        Written exam No. 2 Written test 10  0
        Project No. 3 – "Sheet-metal Shearing and Drawing" Project 12  0
        Written exam No. 3 Written test 10  0
        Project No. 4 – "Casting" Project 14  0
        Written exam No. 4 Written test 10  0
        Written exam No. 5 Written test 10  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active attendance at exercises at least 80 %.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering P Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2341) Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2341) Engineering P Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan

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Subject block without study plan - FS - P 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Optional FS - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering stu. block