632-0848/01 – Manufacturing Process and Casting Simulation (TPVS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials and Technologies for VehiclesCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ELB77 prof. Ing. Tomáš Elbel, CSc.
HAN47 Ing. Aleš Hanus, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Combined Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

to interpret results of simulation programmes of foundry processes; to know the principles of economical casting design; to know the means of computer support of foundry technologies; to analyse the casting design feasibility.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

Principles in the design of castings. Requirements for the optimum design. Proposals of castings. The computer’s simulation of metal feeding into foundry moulds, solidification and cooling-down of castings, examination of structure and prediction of the mechanical properties.

Compulsory literature:

Midea,T. Process Simulation Software Round-Up. = Modern Casting,August 2002,s.32-37.

Recommended literature:

Schieg,F.P. : Technology of Metalcasting. American Foundry Society,Des Plaines,IL 2003.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

2 intermediate test scores

E-learning

http://www.fmmi.vsb.cz/cs/okruhy/studium-a-vyuka/podklady-ke-studiu

Další požadavky na studenta

There are not additional requirements on students in the field of this subject.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Role and status of operation scheduling of technology in the foundry. 2. Manufacturing process documentation of casting. 3. Internal holes and passageways of a casting. Core and mould allowance and tolerancy. 4. Clamping and weighting of moulds. Venting system of gases 5. Principles of pattern manufacturing. 6. Computer aids of foundry technology. Rapid prototyping methods. 7. Casting process simulation software. 8. General approach to correct casting design. 9. Feasibility study of casting design. Cooperation between foundryman and designer. 10. Cost-effective casting design for mould and core manufacturing operations. 11. Cost-effective casting design for directional solidification, feeding and metal contraction. 12. Cost-effective casting design for casting cleaning and finishing operations. 13. Economic consideration about cost reduction of casting. 14. Casting quality and production costs.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2013/2014 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30 (30) 0
                Laboratory work Laboratory work 15  0
                Project Project 15  0
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 0
                Oral Oral examination 70  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2011/2012 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109T033) Foundry Technologies P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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