345-9003/01 – Experimetal and Numerical Methods in Forming (EVMT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mechanical TechnologyCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
C1A20 prof. Ing. Radek Čada, CSc.
RUS80 prof. Ing. Stanislav Rusz, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 25+0
Part-time Examination 25+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will be able to: • apply the principles of physical and numerical modeling, • build physical models of material response to process parameters, • generalize the results of experiments in the computational model. They will get: • • an overview of experimental methods in the analysis of forming processes. They will be able to: • design and implement experimental and computational workplaces.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Subject, in which the students will be acquainted with formability as a material property, the influence of forming upon properties and structure of materials, unconventional methods of metal forming. In subject the students will be acquainted with formability criteria, methods of metals formability evaluation, selection of suitable materials according to their formability for forming technologies in production processes. The students gain knowledge of unconventional technologic production processes used in mechanical engineering production, which is necessary for understanding of modern production technologies and they gain ability to choose the unconventional method according to done purpose.

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] BÖER, C. R., REBELO, N. m. R. S., RYDSTAD, H. A. B. a SCHRÖDER, G. Process Modelling of Metal Forming and Thermomechanical Treatment. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 1986. 426 s. ISBN 9783642827907. [3] ZIENKIEWICZ, O. C. The Finite Element Method in Engineering Science. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971. 521 s. ISBN 0-07-094138-6. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 91200, čárový kód: 3174070306, lokace: sklad knih. [4] 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. [5] 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. [6] 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. [7] 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. [8] 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] KUHN, H. A. a MEDLIN, D. ASM Handbook: Volume 8: Mechanical Testing and Evaluation. Materials Park: ASM International, 2000. 998 s. ISBN 0-87170-389-0. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 254721, čárový kód: 3174069784, lokace: deponát katedry 345. [2] COLLECTIVE. Novel Techniques in Metal Deformation Testing: Proceedings of a Symposium Sponsored by the Shaping and Forming Committee of the Metallurgical Society of AIME. Edited by R. H. Wagoner. New York: AIME, 1983. 421 p. ISBN 978-0895201492. https://www.amazon.com/Novel-techniques-metal-deformation-testing/dp/0895201496 [3] BUCHANAN, G. R. Schaum´s Outlines of Theory and Problems of Finite Element Analysis. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1995. 264 s. ISBN 0-07-008714-8. Signatura v ÚK VŠB-TUO: 261824, čárový kód: 3174122919, lokace: deponát katedry 345. [4] 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). [5] 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. [6] 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). [7] 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. [8] 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. [9] 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. [10] 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. [11] 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. [12] 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. [13] 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. [14] 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. [15] 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). [16] 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. [17] 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. [18] 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. [19] 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. [20] 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

The student will prepare independent research according to the assignment of the lecturer and then will be the discussion about this problematics and the other theoretical question.


Other requirements

The student prepares a case study from the analysis of forming processes.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Experimental Methods: Grid pattern method, visioplasticity method. Moire method, photoplasticity, holography. 2. Flow Stress of Materials and Process Dynamics: Stress-strain curves and related mechanical properties and related phenomena; Environment Dynamics and Transport Phenomena. 3. Numerical Methods in Forming: Classical slab or equilibrium methods; Variation methods; Upper bound method; Slip-line method; System approach- process modelling. 4. Finite Element Method: FEM applications on plastic strain problems; Geometrical behaviour of plastic strain. Sliding and rolling friction and contact behaviours; FEM modelling and simulation; Modelling of unstable processes. 5. Bulk Forming Simulations: Forging process design; Modelling techniques; Acquisition of data; Bar and tube drawing; Forward and backward extrusion; Open and closed-die forging. 6. Sheet Metal Simulations: CAD/CAM applications in sheet forming; Process modelling; Statistical analysis; Bending of sheet metal and plate. Punching and shearing of sheetmetal; Deep drawing. 7. Verification Methodology of Numerical Models: Verification and comparison testing; Axisymmetric ring compression test; Residual stress and springback; Research and comparison of material flow; Research of microstructure development.

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