633-0904/02 – Forging (KOD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials FormingCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Kocich, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Miroslav Greger, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GRE30 doc. Ing. Miroslav Greger, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+0
Part-time Credit 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to describe metals and non ferrous metals alloys forging technology. Describe initial billets processing. Student will know to formulate basic equations for forces and energy during forging. Student will by able to choose the optimal conditions for metallic products forging. Student will be able to design optimized shape of die cavity for die forging.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


Significance, properties and utilisation of forged products. Overview of production assortment and its sub-division. Particularities of manufacturing technologies and procedures used in forging of metallic materials. Forging machines and tools. Forging of powder metals, heat treatment and surface finishing of forged parts. Environmental problems related to forging.

Compulsory literature:

RICHARDS, W. A. Forging of Iron and Steel - A Text Book for the Use of Students in Colleges, Secondary Schools and the Shop, Read Books Ltd., 2017. ISBN 9781473339743. ALTAN, T., G. NGAILE, and G.SHEN. Cold and Hot Forging. Fundamentals and Applications. Ohio: ASM International, 2005. ISBN 0-87170-805-1. SEMIATIN, S.L. et al. Metalworking: Bulk Forming. Ohio: ASM International, Materials Park, 2005. ISBN 978-0-87170-708-6. ZHILYAEV, A.P. and T.G.LANGDON. Using high-pressure torsion for metal processing: Fundamentals and applications. Progress in Materials Science. 2008, 53, 893-979. ISSN 0079-6425.

Recommended literature:

LIN, J., D. BALINT and M. PIETRZYK. Microstructure Evolution in Metal Forming Processes. Woodhead Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-0-85709-074-4. ILGEN, W. L. Forge Work. Sagwan Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-29895-828-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Test A: Forging of microalloyed steel. Test B: Forging of stainles steels.



Other requirements

Monitoring source of information and new tendency in forging.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Forging equipment. 2. Forging of carbon steel and alloy steel. 3. Forging of microalloyed steel. 4. Forgeability and mechanical properties steels. 5. Heat treatment of carbon and alloy steel forgings. 6. Forging of stainles steels. 7. Closed-die forgeability. 8. Forging equipment. 9. Isothermal forging and hot-die forging. 10. Forging iron-nickel superalloys. 11. Forging of refractory metals. 12. Thermomechanical procesing of steels. 13. Forging design 14. Evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties during hot forging.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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